So now you have a beautiful landscaping with many plants, some trees, a great lawn, shrubs and other plant forms. With such a beautiful landscape, you could wish that your plants will thrive long. This could only be possible if you do regular landscape maintenance. If you are to maintain your plants, then the first thing you need to do is to give them water regularly. You lawn care company will advise you to put an irrigation system to your landscaping to ensure that you plants get the right amount of water that they need to thrive well.
If you are going to install an irrigation system for your landscape, you can actually choose from among different types.
The cheapest way that can help you water your plants is by storing rain water in a water storage tank that will collect rain water during the rainy days. With a water storage tank, rain water will be stored during the rainy days so you have free water to give to your plants for their needs. Sometimes government regulates water usage during dry months, then despite this, if you have rainwater storage tank, you can still water your plants lavishly with your stored rainwater. If you use rain water for your plants, you are assured that they are pure and contain no chemicals like what you find in water coming from your faucet.
Another type of irrigation system is called a drip water system. In this system, you install pipes and dripping devices which will allow plants to receive water slowly from the drip system. This drip system is a sure way of providing the water needs of your plants daily. Drip systems. however, has to be run without stopping and it uses electricity to do so. If you use this system, your electric bill will definitely increase because of increase in power consumption.
When you go to parks you usually see sprinklers all over the lawn, and this is another type of irrigation system for your landscaping. In this system, pipes connected to spray heads sprinkle water at specific distances so that the whole lawn will be covered. Water from the sprinkler comes out like rain water. These water sprinklers can either be installed above ground or underground. An underground sprinkler system will prevent people or animals to damage your pipes.
You can install variations of these irrigation systems. Installing the right irrigation system in your landscaping will give your plants the necessary amount of water that they need daily to continue serving their purpose. When the proper irrigation system is installed, you can enjoy your garden for as long as you want.