How Much Does It Cost to Install an Irrigation System?

A green lawn and lush landscaping gives your property nice curb appeal. The dry, hot days of summer, however, can easily turn your space brown, cause your landscaping to wilt and, in turn, take away from the beauty of your property.

Yes, homeowners can move their sprinklers around their yard and water their landscaping by hand but, depending on the size of their property, these methods can be time consuming.

To enjoy your green space year-round, we suggest that you invest in installing an irrigation system.

Irrigation systems allow the right amount of water to be delivered to the right location and at the right time. In other words, irrigation systems will keep your lawn and landscaping beautiful and healthy, reduce the risk of disease and pests and leaves you more time to enjoy your property’s amenities with family and friends. 

So how much does it cost to install an irrigation system?

Like so many other landscaping questions, the answer depends on several different factors.

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Replace Vs. Upgrade: What's the Right Choice for Your Irrigation System?

An aging irrigation system is like an old car. It can run along fine for a number of years but will eventually start to break down.

It’s at this point that you may ask yourself, “Is this worth fixing? Or is it better to completely replace this irrigation system?”

Like many other landscaping questions, the answer depends on several different factors.

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3 Ways a Professional Landscaping Service Can Help You Follow Your Homeowner’s Association’s Responsibilities

Maintaining the exterior of your home is something that both you, the homeowner, and your neighborhood’s Homeowner’s Association is concerned about.

Landscaping and landscape maintenance is important to you, as it increases your property value, and your HOA, as it creates a consistent curb appeal for the entire neighborhood.

Hiring a professional service to do your landscaping and landscaping services allows you to both gain value as well as follow the responsibilities put forth by your HOA. But in which areas can a landscaping service assist you with following these rules?

Here are 3 ways a professional landscaping service, such as Michael Hatcher & Associates, can help you follow your Homeowner’s Association’s responsibilities.

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Too Much Water: How to Know if you’re Overwatering Your Plants and How to Fix It

The stale brown color of plant leaves and the algae-green color of soil shouldn’t overshadow the vibrant colors you’ve planted around your green space this spring.

If they do, however, you could be overwatering your plants.

So how do you know how much to water your plants, the signs of too much water and what happens if they do get overwatered?

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Bark Scale - How to Properly Protect and Treat Crape Myrtles

Crape myrtles can liven up any property with colorful blooms and lush leaves.

But if they become infested with bark scale, they can be a real eye sore and even die.

Luckily, crape myrtle bark scale is both preventable and treatable. Here’s a look at what bark scale is and how you can keep your crape myrtles healthy and looking their best.

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Spring Planting – 5 Reflections from Last Year

While gardening continues to be a trend of the 21st century we want to ensure that you’re successful in this season’s planting efforts.

Ensure this success by taking note of last year’s gardening season and its successes and failures.

Are you not sure what you should be looking for in regards to successes and failures? Take a look at our 5 reflections from last year’s spring planting to get a head start.

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The 5-Step Process to Strengthening Your Community Through School Gardens

While the leisure activity of gardening has always been popular, the trend of real food and sustainability began in 2008. Seven years later, we’ve taken the hobby of gardening and combined it with health and nutrition to create school gardens and, in turn, generate strength within our communities.

How do these school gardens attain this goal? Take a look at the 5-step process of how we, Michael Hatcher & Associates, have partnered with The Kitchen Community of Memphis, to strengthen our community through these school gardens.

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