Save water and money with Hunter’s MP rotator. The MP Rotator is the most efficient nozzle for irrigating residential and commercial landscaped areas. The lower application rate and precision stream allows the MP rotator to use less water to cover the same area as other nozzles.
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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is pleased to announce a new Residential Rain Barrel Program. Effective October 19, 2015 through January 2016 or while initial supplies last, residents of single-family and two-unit homes in San Francisco with an active SFPUC water account may apply for one free 50-gallon rain barrel and one free downspout diverter kit. You are receiving this email because you previously expressed interest in rainwater harvesting systems and we hope to capture your interest in a free rain barrel before the fall and winter rains arrive. To learn more about the program, please review the Program Guidelines and Application and the Rainwater Harvesting Fact Sheet. To apply, please submit your application and required photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Free rain barrels and diverter kits will be available on a first-come first-serve basis while supplies last. In early 2016, we anticipate expanding the program to offer discounts on larger capacity cisterns and discounts on up to two rain barrels per home. For more information about the Residential Rain Barrel Program, please visit sfwater.org/rainwater. Please get your applications completed and submitted as soon as possible.
Product Description Every gardener knows that a successful growing season requires a lot of water. However, with droughts hitting numerous parts of the United States, meeting those water demands to ensure that a garden is productive and flowers are flourishing can be a costly operation. The Rain Barrel provides an easy way to collect, store, and irrigate with the free water running off of your roof. NOW IN STOCK! Product Details – Extra large 60-gallon capacity – Manufactured in the USA with recycled material – Lid with locking feature for safety – Sealed system keeps out mosquitoes, pests and sunlight – Quick and easy to install and winterize – All parts for installation and use are included – Includes spigot and garden hose adapter – Includes connection kit for down spout – 3 year full replacement warranty included – Hole saw included – Dimensions 39” Tall x 28.5” Upper Diameter 3 Easy steps to install! – Drill Hole in downspout with hole saw – Install diverter into the downspout – Connect hose to diverter and barrel
Bay-Friendly Landscaping and Gardening Coalition Events with Brad Lancaster Brad Lancaster is an author, permaculture teacher, designer and consultant. He is passionate about not only rain water harvesting, but harvesting and enhancing other free resources such as sun, wind, and shade to build sustainable landscapes. Read more at www.harvestingrainwater.com Simple & Effective Ways to Enhance the Natural Abundance of Your Home, Community, and the Larger World WHAT: Brad Lancaster shares patterns and strategies to harvest, integrate, and enliven free local resources-such as rain, grey, and storm water, sun, wind, and shade, along with soil fertility, wild foods, and community fun – in a way that generates more potential than the sum of their parts. Scarcity is re-visioned into abundance through creative cycling and utilization of what is already at hand. This presentation covers simple, manageable small site projects DATES: Monday, February 10, 2014 TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. LOCATION: Hall of Flowers In Golden Gate Park, 9th Avenue @ Lincoln Ave, San Francisco COST: Register before 2/7/2014 and the cost is $15 for Bay-Friendly members, and $20 for non-members. After 2/7/14, the cost is $20 for Bay-Friendly members, and $25 for non-members. TO REGISTER: Please click here to visit the registration portal Turning Drains Into Sponges and Water Scarcity Into Water Abundance WHAT: Brad Lancaster shares eight universal principles of water harvesting along with simple strategies that turn water scarcity into water abundance and floods into opportunity. They empower you to create integrated water-sustainable landscape plans at home and throughout your community. This presentation will focus on large projects and how to recreate our cities with fewer storm drains by reestablishing watersheds. DATES: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LOCATION: Lakeside Park Garden Center on Lake Merritt, 66 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 COST: Register before 2/7/2014 and the cost is $15 for Bay-Friendly members, and $20 for non-members. After 2/7/14, the cost is $20 for Bay-Friendly members, and $25 for non-members. TO REGISTER: Please click here to visit the registration portal
Tom Bressan shows us how to assemble and install an irrigation valve manifold for a sprinkler or drip system. Controller and weather sensor wiring methods are shown.
Every irrigation system design should start with a pressure and flow test to determine how much water is available at the point of connection.
Tom Bressan shows us how to assemble and lay out tubing and install fittings and emitters for a simple drip irrigation system in the landscape and for containers.
This is the easiest automatic watering system to set up. No tools required! Watch Tom Bressan assemble up this portable and reliable hose-bibb controller.
Step by step instructions on how to use a volt ohm meter to test the electrical wiring on irrigation controllers- station output, continuity, and solenoids.