Category Archives: watering

Ten Ways to Help Plants Survive Drought

Coneflowers, black-eyed susans and bee balm are all relatively drought tolerant, once they’re established. Gardens and landscapes nationwide are facing the one-two punch of record-breaking heat and drought. Although there’s nothing you can do to change the weather, there are … Continue reading

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A Perfect Match for Snip-n-Drip

We’ve always used Earth Staples to keep soaker hoses in place. Recently, product developer Frank Oliver discovered that the wire loop of our Easy-Out Earth Staples fit perfectly into the hose connectors of the new Snip-n-Drip Soaker System. Use them … Continue reading

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To Drink or Not to Drink?

Our Super Slim Hose, above, and Super Slim Coil Hose, below, are made from drinking water-safe polyurethane. A spate of recent news stories have cited a May 2012 study by the Ecology Center that recommends that homeowners seek drinking water-safe … Continue reading

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