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Where’s Minnesota’s Water Going? Too much onto Sidewalks.

When you talk about water shortages in the US, most people will immediately think of California. The Golden State’s water problems have been well-publicized for years.  Or maybe the arid west comes to mind – Colorado, Arizona, etc. But the truth is, …
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The Challenges of Transforming Technology

“We’re trying to introduce Wi-Fi and electronic sensors and [one] electronic sprinkler head to an industry where people are used to shovels to dig and put a lot of sprinkler heads in the ground.” – Gary Klinefelter, Founder and CEO …
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How to Stop Losing Workers to Construction Jobs

Contractors know that competition for seasonal employees is fierce. When you’re employing temporary workers, there isn’t much company loyalty. Bottom line, most workers are going to go with whoever pays the best and offers the most work. That’s why so …
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Can your Green Lawn be “Green?”

Traditional lawn care methods rely on products, which while effective, contain active ingredients that aren’t always best for nature. The very chemicals and additives that help your grass can actually damage soil, pollute water, and pose health risks for both …
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IrriGreen Receives US Patent for Smart Technology

When it comes to lawn irrigation, there’s nothing on the market like IrriGreen. We now officially have the patent to prove it. The IrriGreen Genius® Irrigation System was recently granted a new patent. US Patent 9,643,196 B2 specifically covers IrriGreen’s …
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Changing the Way People Think of Sprinklers

Lawn sprinklers have been around for a long time. 1871 to be exact. That was the year that Joseph Lessler of Buffalo, New York was granted the first patent for a “lawn sprinkler”. In the following years, there would be …
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Three New Distributors Now Carry IrriGreen

Spring is here, which means landscaping season is ramping up quickly. With the new season, distributors across the country want to make sure they’re offering the best supplies available. It’s no coincidence that three additional distributors spread across four states …
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IrriGreen Training Sessions and Events Happening Now…

Homeowners want to save water. That means contractors need to be able to provide efficient landscaping solutions if they want to To keep contractors on the cutting edge of irrigation technology and practices, IrriGreen distributors haveseveral training events happening across …
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New Study Shows Grass is Good for Soil and the Environment

We live in a time where many see maintaining lawns as a waste of resources. Parts of the US are experiencing water shortages. The cost of water is rising in almost all metro areas. Lawnmowers emit carbon dioxide. Runoff of …
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Rising Water Prices

Watering lawns has never been free, but it’s generally been so affordable that the costs don’t make much difference. That, however, has been changing in recent years. In 30 major US cities, water bills rose by 41% between 2010-2015. And …
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