Garden Irrigation News

  • Proper Irrigation of the Garden Using Intelligent Measurement Technology

    In addition to the factors of light, temperature and nutrient availability, water is one of the most important prerequisites for healthy plant growth. If a plant lacks water, this not only inhibits growth, but in the worst case even leads to death of the plant. Since dry periods in summer are not uncommon, irrigation is of particular importance in practice. ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Irritec at Indagra Exhibition 2017

    Irritec will participate to the Indagra exhibition 2017, that will take place from October 25th to 29th at Romexpo Center in Bucharest, in Romania. Indagra is an established international exhibition for agriculture, food industry, viticulture, animal husbandry and gardening equipement and products. Irritec will show drip irrigation systems and new irrigation technologies, but also ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • The New WET (Water Efficient Technologies) Centre, Based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, Kent, is Now Open

    Officially opened on the 19th July at Fruit Focus 2017 by Defra Minister George Eustice, the WET Centre has been developed by NIAB EMR alongside the project’s commercial partners; Delta-T Devices, Berry Gardens Growers, Netafim UK, New Leaf Irrigation and CocoGreen. Further strategic support for the centre is provided by Meiosis, Kent County Council and LEAF. ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • The WET Centre – a new irrigation technology centre of excellence, launches at Fruit Focus 2017

    The new WET (Water Efficient Technology) Centre, based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, Kent, will be officially launched at Fruit Focus 2017 on the 19th July 2017. The Centre is being developed by NIAB EMR alongside the project’s commercial partners; Delta-T Devices, Berry Gardens Growers, Netafim UK, New Leaf Irrigation and CocoGreen, with further strategic support from Meiosis, Kent County ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Plastic-Puglia: Watering your crops while saving resources

    In summer, keeping a vegetable garden well watered means keeping an open tap like you haven’t seen since your last kegger in college. When the little rainfall in winter can make it seem like summer year-round, our finite resource such as water becomes ever more precious, in spite of the few rainstorms that did pass through in winter. ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Irritec winner of "Le Fonti Awards": Excellence of the year for innovation of irrigation systems

    During "Le Fonti" Conference Irritec has been acknowledged as "Excellence of the Year" and awarded the prize for Innovation in Irrigation systems. The conference, held in Palazzo Mezzanotte, the headquarters of Borsa Italiana, sponsored by the European Commission with Corriere Economia media partnership, was focused on innovation. Irritec received Le Fonti Award - Excellence of the Year in ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • New Cepex irrigation range

    Cepex is launching a new RESCOM irrigation range of products with its own brand; this range offers complete solutions for all the needs in turf and garden irrigation. To achieve this, we have selected the most innovative products of the best manufacturers in the market and we have jointed them in a range that offers the perfect solution for easy and reliable installations. The range consists in ...


    By Cepex

  • UF/IFAS apps give irrigation, growing tips and more

    Looking to save money and water when you irrigate? UF/IFAS scientists have developed an app for that. Want to know what plants to grow in your garden? You guessed it: UF/IFAS has an app for that as well. UF/IFAS’ so-called “smart irrigation apps” include an urban lawn app that estimates how long you’ll need to water your lawn to meet current plant water demand. It uses a ...

  • What is your favourite water idea? Nominate in our online campaign!

    You turn on the tap to fill a glass with water. What is that tap to you? A good idea? You go the toilet, and afterwards you pull the flush. Is the toilet a good idea? What about dams? The aqueducts of ancient Rome? Pumps? Irrigaton? Lawn sprinklers? Hydration packs for  runners? The list of inventions related to water is miles long. We now want you to let us know what YOU think is ...

  • Citing drought, California town rushes water plant

    California's drought declaration has triggered only local limits such as restrictions on washing cars or watering lawns for most communities, but one Pacific Coast tourist town has seized it as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant. The new project will turn salty water to drinking water for the 6,000-resident town of Cambria, which hugs the cliffs of the central coast, 6 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Youth deserve gold medals for sustainability

    Over 1,000 young athletes from 70 nations will compete in the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria. Not only will they compete for coveted medals, they will cooperate in various hands-on workshops as part of a Culture and Education Program that includes the Youth Olympic Games Sustainability Project. As we prepare to cheer the young athletes of the Winter Youth Olympics, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Fluidra to commercialise state-of-the-art irrigation telemanagement systems

    The multinational has signed an agreement with Samcla, Spain's leading manufacturer of irrigation telemanagement systems, for the exclusive commercialisation of its products in Spain. The technology developed by Samcla makes it possible to control irrigation and lighting networks in parks and green spaces over the Internet. This technology, used in over 30 municipalities in the country, ...


    By Fluidra

  • Urban horticulture supplies fresh food, creates jobs, recycles waste

    By 2025, more than half the developing world's population - an estimated 3.5 billion people - will be urban. For policy makers and urban planners in poor countries, greener cities could be the key to ensuring safe, nutritious food, sustainable livelihoods and healthier communities. The concept of "green cities" is usually associated with urban planning in the more developed world. But it has a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ‘Vegetable Garden of Europe’ Irrigated With UV-Treated Effluent

    In one of the first schemes of its kind in Europe, Hanovia ultraviolet (UV) technology is being used to treat municipal effluent for irrigating crops in the arid Murcia region of Spain. Murcia has a unique microclimate which allows fruit and vegetables to be grown all year round, giving the area its popular name ‘the vegetable garden of Europe’. Because of its unusual geography, however, the ...

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