What brand of sprinkler equipment does Tellurian Gardens install?
Tellurian Gardens offers customers the option of directing the choice of manufacturer that they wish to use in their sprinkler system. However, if you don’t have a specific brand in mind, Tellurian Gardens generally installs either Hunter or Rain Bird products. These manufacturers are well known in the industry for providing top quality sprinkler equipment, which is perfectly paired with the top quality installation service that Tellurian Gardens provides.
What is drip irrigation, and how can I benefit from it?
Drip irrigation is a specific type of sprinkler system that provides continuous small amounts of water directly to the roots of your plants. It is considered a superior method for delivering the water your plants need. This helps to ensure that expensive landscaping elements get the necessary water they need to produce the spectacular results you want. Tellurian Gardens uses high quality Hunter tubing for the drip irrigation system in your application. In most cases, the proper drip irrigation rate is one gallon per hour, meaning that the system will run for approximately one hour before shutting off.
What else should I be doing to get a nice green lawn?
Watering your lawn regularly is one way to ensure that your lawn in green all summer lawn. However, it’s not the only thing that you need to do. Proper aeration and fertilization is also required to produce the lush, green carpet you want. Tellurian Gardens provides all of the necessary services to get the lawn that turns all your neighbors green with envy.
What is a back flow device, and why do I need one on my sprinkler system?
A back flow device prevents the water in your irrigation system from flowing backward and potentially contaminating the drinking supply. State codes require the installation of a back flow device on any sprinkler system that draws water from the city’s water supply. Tellurian Gardens installs back flow devices on all of the sprinkler systems they install.
What happens when it rains?
The sprinkler systems installed by Tellurian Gardens come equipped with sensors that automatically shut the system off in the event moisture is detected. The system will automatically reset itself and begin providing water again when the soil around the sensors reach the necessary level of dryness.
How long does a system take to install?
Each installation is a custom solution and the time it takes to install the sprinkler system will depend on the size of the area being treated. For the most part, an average city yard will require one full day to install an adequate sprinkler system. Larger areas will take a longer period of time to install while smaller ones will take less. A time estimate will be provided when your job is quoted.
How do I benefit from an in-ground sprinkler system?
Homeowners who utilize a manual process for watering their landscape generally don’t follow a specific schedule or water long enough to be effective. The automatic sprinkler systems installed by Tellurian Gardens provide a more regular, reliable watering solution and ensure that each element is receiving the proper amount of water to thrive. This allows you to customize the watering levels for different zones.
When do you startup the system?
Tellurian Gardens recommends that you start your sprinkler system mid to late April and turn them off at the end of June. They can provide this service for you at a rate of $15 per zone. This service will include turning on the water, pressurizing the system and checking for leaks. In addition, they can also verify that each zone is functioning properly and that the heads are continuing to provide adequate coverage.
When do you shutdown the system ?
Tellurian Gardens recommends winterizing the system to prevent damage starting in September. The charge is $15 per zone and includes turning off the water and depressurizing the system as well as shutting down the controller. The technicians will not only drain the water from the system, but dry it with pressurized air to prevent freezing during cold winter months. They will also note any repairs that need to be made prior to turning the system back on in the Spring.