So now you have a beautiful landscaping with many plants, some trees, a great lawn, shrubs and other plant forms. As a homeowner you would want to keep your garden landscaping as beautiful as it is from day one. However, without maintenance, this would not be possible. If you are to maintain your plants, then the first thing you need to do is to give them water regularly. You lawn care company will advise you to put an irrigation system to your landscaping to ensure that you plants get the right amount of water that they need to thrive well.
If you are going to install an irrigation system for your landscape, you can actually choose from among different types.
One way and perhaps the cheapest way is to build a water storage tank that can store rain water during the rainy days. This is the cheapest since you only invest once in building your raintwater storage tank and all the rest are free. during the rainy season you can stock water to use for watering your plants in dry weather. With a water storage tank, you can continue watering your plants generously even if there is a government regulation limiting the use of water during dry months. If you use rain water for your plants, you are assured that they are pure and contain no chemicals like what you find in water coming from your faucet.
The drip water system is another kind of irrigation system you can install in your landscape. In this system, you install pipes and dripping devices which will allow plants to receive water slowly from the drip system. This will ensure that your plants get the necessary water that they need. However, drip systems are usually powered electrically and it has to be run continuously. If you use this system, your electric bill will definitely increase because of increase in power consumption.
When you go to parks you usually see sprinklers all over the lawn, and this is another type of irrigation system for your landscaping. This is also a good system for irrigating your lawn since you can place the sprinkler heads connected to the pipes at specified distances that will allow you to cover the whole area. Sprinklers are just like rain coming from the clouds. You can install your sprinkler system either above ground or underground. An underground sprinkler system will prevent people or animals to damage your pipes.
There are many variations you can find with different irrigation systems. Keeping your plants in a good condition requires the best irrigation system that will supply them with the proper amount of water. You can have a great looking garden all the time with the right irrigation system installed in your garden.