An efficient irrigation system starts with proper design. The most important irrigation design principles are sprinkler head spacing and operating pressure. Manufacturers publish product specifications that provide the recommended operating pressure of sprinklers and the spacing where each sprinkler should be installed. The amount of water applied to the landscape typically decreases the further it is thrown from each nozzle. (3 pages)
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Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.
This publication explains how rainwater harvesting landscape methods can save consumers money, reduce the demand for potable water, use water efficiently, and reduce flooding, erosion and surface water contamination.
Green infrastructure is a cost-effective and sustainable way to manage storm water runoff, improve water quality, and enhance native biodiversity.