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Monthly Watering Text Alert Takes Guess Work Out of Watering

May 28, 2024

The watering needs for your yard vary from season to season and even month to month. So, regularly adjusting your irrigation schedule is essential. It is also an easy way to save water and money while ensuring your plants get the proper amount of water they need to thrive, yet it often gets overlooked.   To better assist residents with …

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You are invited to SRP’s Water Conservation Expo!

February 6, 2024

  Saving Water is What This Expo is About Are you interested in learning about water conservation and saving money on water-efficient upgrades? Join us in person on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 8 a.m. – noon at PERA for the water-saving event of the year, the SRP Water Conservation Expo! Purchase a smart irrigation controller for $60 + tax …

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Peoria – Irrigation Controller Programing

December 5, 2023

Did you know that as your plants’ water needs change monthly, so should your irrigation controller settings? If you are unsure how to adjust or program your irrigation controller, an irrigation and water efficiency expert will cover some basic functions and programing abilities of a typical controller. To register click here and look under “Green Living” or call 623.773.7137

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Queen Creek’s Drip Irrigation System Maintenance

July 31, 2023

Discover the secrets to maintaining your drip irrigation system with Master Gardener Jeff Lee! Learn the essential techniques and best practices for ensuring optimal water usage and minimal waste. This FREE Water-Smart Workshop will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Queen Creek Library’s Zane Grey Room (21802 S. Ellsworth Road).

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Queen Creek’s Setting your Irrigation Controller

Join Master Gardener Jeff Lee to learn irrigation controller best practices. Learn from a seasoned professional how to set up and program your irrigation controller to optimize water usage and promote healthy plant growth in the Arizona desert. This FREE Water-Smart Workshop will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Queen Creek Library’s Zane Grey Room …

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Surprise – HOA Landscape Management (Virtual Class)

March 15, 2023

Understand how to work with contractors to manage your irrigation system and how to hold them accountable for water usage.

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Surprise – Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Repair

Learn how to properly manage and maintain your irrigation system.

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Efficient and Effective Outdoor Watering is a Key Component of Conservation in the Desert

May 20, 2022

Here in the Valley, most of our water use occurs outdoors and not inside the home. With such a significant amount of our water being used outside, it highlights the importance of being efficient with our outdoor water use, especially during a historic drought, changing climate, and Colorado River shortages. As our temperatures rise, so does outdoor water use in …

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Caring for Your Landscape When the Weather Cools

December 15, 2021

We have experienced above-average temperatures throughout the fall season, but now with the arrival of December and with the start of meteorological winter, temperatures should begin to cool. Meaning it’s a perfect time to get your yard ready for you and your winter guests to enjoy. Plus, correctly maintaining your desert-adapted yard during these chillier months will also help make …

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Irrigation Maintenance Checklist Perfect for Spring Weather

January 28, 2021

Ahhhh, spring in the Desert Southwest… beautiful, sunny, seventy-five degree days. It’s perfect weather for gardening, but it’s also an especially good time for some irrigation system maintenance. Irrigation problems are not always apparent because of the cool nighttime temperatures, the periodic cloudy days, and even the occasional sprinkle of rain. So, don’t wait until the heat sets in. It …

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Goodyear’s Irrigation System Maintenance and Repair

September 29, 2020

Goodyear Fall Water Conservation Classes Saving water in your landscape doesn’t have to mean watering your plants less. Oftentimes, there can get great water savings by proper maintenance of your irrigation system. Learn how to maintain your irrigation system and fix problems in this class taught by Jonathan Manning, irrigation expert.

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5 Common Landscape Mistakes During Monsoon Season

August 10, 2020

We know, we know, we are in the middle of a “nonsoon.” But hear us out, it will happen (hopefully, one day, maybe soon, we hope…). Monsoon season in the Valley can be a great time of year for suddenly cooler temperatures and extraordinary sunsets, but it makes caring for desert landscapes a bit more mysterious. There’s more unusual weather …

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