Irrigation

We specialise in automated drip irrigation systems.
The future of irrigation in Southern Africa.
Drip irrigation (Above ground installations)

PCSG-Landscaping irrigation

Pro’s 

  • Wind has no effect, meaning irrigation is possible at all hours of day or night without wastage.
  • Saves you money because it is more efficient due to the prevention of evaporation losses and wastage due to wind, resulting in more efficient utilization of the available water.
  • Avoiding wetting the foliage reduces the incidence of diseases and pests.
  • Requires less energy than sprinklers and can be used on low pressure water supplies (suitable for grey and black water systems).
  • Irrigation possible over long periods without ongoing labour inputs (Low maintenance).
  • Suitable for all types of plants at all stages of growth.
  • The soil crust is not broken when irrigating thus preventing the germination of weeds.
  • Can be easily moved to other areas if required at a later stage.
  • Facilitates application of fertilizers and pesticides, etc. to the soil via irrigation.
  • Greater adaptability than sprinklers to irrigation doses and rates; also more suitable for especially hard soils due to lower infiltration capacity.
  • There is no dependence on the topography of the area.

Con’s

    • More expensive initially.
    • Pipes can be punctured when incorrect garden maintenance practises are used.
    • Drip irrigation does not facilitate sprouting, frost protection, soil saturation or protection
      against wind, because the soil surface remains, for the most part, dry.

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