Here are the top 5 water articles from Jain Irrigation for the past year. This was the content our readers found most interesting. If you missed any of these the first time around, now’s a great time to catch up! Enjoy, and thanks again for supporting the JAIN blog over the years, and helping us spread the water conservation and sustainability message.
California is in a mega drought and most data indicates water is becoming more available. Georgia is heading into a drought. For the past year things have been getting worse and according to the U.S. Drought Monitor today over 30% of the state is in a severe drought. Read More.
These are seven of my favorite inspirational quotes about water and life. I am sure you have a few favorite quotes about the water of your own. Please feel free to share these quotes about water in the comments section. Read More.
When it comes to fertilizing plants Mae West’s advice can be deadly. Plants receiving the proper amount of fertilizer respond quickly in growth and look great. The result makes it temping to give them more fertilizer (in dose, frequency or both) and often this is a mistake. Read More.
Overwatering your plants is one of the biggest issues in landscapes today. When plants don’t look healthy it is tempting to give them more water and often this is a mistake, which is not easy to diagnose because in many instances overwatering mimics the signs of too little water. Here are a few of the signs when plants are being overwatered. Read More.
If you are living in a major metropolitan area, and receive water from a water company, chances are either chlorine or chloramine is added to the water as a disinfectant. This is actually great news because the chlorine or chloramine kills disease-causing germs like salmonella and norovirus. However, if you’re adding bacteria to the soil for plant benefit, doesn’t then watering it with chlorinated water kill that ‘good’ bacteria? Read More.