Tag Archive: Watering

Solar Pump Systems for Watering Livestock

It can be cost-prohibitive to run power lines long distances to provide electricity for pumping water to livestock tanks. One alternative is to install a solar water system. It can be cost-prohibitive to run power lines long distances to provide electricity for pumping water to livestock tanks. One alternative is to install a solar water …

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Success with Houseplants: Watering Correctly

Flowering Houseplants. UF IFAS photo by Mary Derrick. Plants add color, interesting textures and, of course, beauty to our indoor living environments. The air is freshened with the oxygen they provide. Keep them healthy by watering correctly. Plants have differing water requirements so take a moment to look up some good research-based information on your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/13/success-with-houseplants-watering-correctly/

Proper Watering Techniques for a Healthy and Happy Lawn

Turfgrass, like all plants, requires water for growth and survival. With the weather we’ve been having lately, watering your lawn is probably the last thing on your mind. Footprints in turfgrass are a common symptom of drought stress. They are the result of a loss in turgor pressure, due to lack of water, in plant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/proper-watering-techniques-for-a-healthy-and-happy-lawn/

Proper Watering Means Difference Between Life, Death For New Plants During Summer

Proper watering can make the difference between life and death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, bedding plants, vegetable transplants and ground covers during the summer. Because their roots have not had time to grow out into the surrounding soil, these plants do not yet have well-established root systems. With their root systems still limited …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/04/proper-watering-means-difference-between-life-death-for-new-plants-during-summer/