Garden Water 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

  • Plastic-Puglia is the official sponsor of “IX th International symposium on irrigation”

    Plastic-Puglia is the official sponsor and protagonist of the "IX th Symposium on Irrigation" and of the first "Festival of innovation on water and irrigation" which take place in Matera (Italy) from 17th to 20th June 2019. Plastic-Puglia attends  by exhibiting the entire range of our products such as: high and low density polyethylene pipes, PVC and PE layflat (Aquaflat and Polyflat), the ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • The emerald Isle is goes brown

    Ireland- known is as the emerald Isle is going brown. The once lush green island is forbidding its' citizens to use a garden hose in hopes of conserving water as the relentless drought continues. ...


    By Gold Coast Water Company

  • 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

  • TOMORROW: USEPA Administrator and Dallas Mayor Dedicate Water Efficient Classroom and Student Garden

    Dallas Independent School District, Toyota North America and the Wyland Foundation are teaming up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a ground breaking event to celebrate sustainability at Cochran Elementary School. On Thursday, April 9, 2015, the group will join Toro Company, Texas Land Care, WaterSmart Software, Bytelaunch and the National League of Cities to dedicate the outdoor ...

  • Innovative Irrigation Filter Helps California Combat Drought

    A leading US filtration specialist has developed a new product which could help to combat the severe water shortage that is blighting the South-West. California is currently suffering through one of the worst droughts in the past century, threatening the state’s massive agricultural sector. Porvair Filtration Group Inc.’s Sinterflo® MC metal mesh composite product line - ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • Super hanging basket liners

    As budding gardeners welcome the arrival of spring and start preparing their hanging baskets and planters, a new innovative water-retaining liner fabric will help make nurturing and caring for plants a lot less time consuming and reduce overall water usage. The Super Absorbent Fibre (SAF) technology of UK based manufacturer Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL), is a unique fibrous technology and which ...


    By Technical Absorbents Ltd.

  • Health warning: Study finds lead and chemicals in garden hose water (#2211)

    The Ecology Center, based in Ann Arbor, found levels of lead 18 times higher than the federal drinking water standard and BPA levels about 20 times higher than the standard imposed by the National Safety Foundation in water from a garden hose it tested. "The two critical factors are time and temperature," said Jeff Gearhart, research director for the center. Gearhart noted that leaching can ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Garden and green space development to enhance cities

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) today announced the recipients of the 2012 GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Grant Awards Program. The grants, which focus on improving our nation's cities through the development of community gardens and green spaces, were announced at The U.S. Conference of Mayors' 80th Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. ...

  • Sykes Hollow Innovations brings PIRIT™ Heated Hose to market

    Sykes Hollow Innovations, Ltd. (SHI) an engineering and technology developer based in Pawlet, Vermont, has introduced an electrically heated water hose for use in below-freezing temperatures. The PIRIT™ Heated Hoses solve a myriad set of problems for anyone who needs to deliver water outdoors in below freezing temperatures. Farmers who need to water livestock, horse owners, gardeners, RV owners, ...

  • Florida Lodgings Go Green to Attract State Business

    KEY WEST, Florida, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - Deer Run Bed & Breakfast was accepted this week into the state of Florida's Green Lodging Program. The four room bed and breakfast on Big Pine Key serves organic vegetarian meals and buys fair trade products and locally grown produce. Deer Run has reduced energy consumption by installing energy efficient appliances, compact fluorescent ...

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