The Story of Irrigation: Where & When Was it Invented

By Tony Ware on 10th September 2020

Circa 1.8 million years ago, the human brain grew bigger, the gut got smaller, and early-stage humankind began to walk upright. Around the same time, according to Richard Wrangham, a British primatologist at Harvard University, USA, Homo Erectus learned to harness fire to cook food. It was a game-changer. As Wrangham stated, people do not […]

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How Drip Irrigation Saves Water

By Tony Ware on 8th September 2020

Water is one of the most precious resources on the planet. All life depends on it, so it is of paramount importance that we must use it with care and conserve the supply for future generations. It is quite a challenge, one that is made even more demanding by climate change. Water is not only […]

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The Best Golf Course Lawn Care Products to Use

By Tony Ware on 8th September 2020

Maintaining a healthy and playable golf course requires hours of work and a lot of help from staff and equipment. However, one of the most important things is to have the right products that can be used on the surface to keep it perfect for the players. As well as the usual products that many […]

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Golf Course Lawn Maintenance Tips

By Tony Ware on 25th August 2020

When you visit a golf course, you will notice one thing above all else, how immaculate the grass will be. For the majority of the golf courses around the world, the way the grass is kept is one of the highest priorities. A lot of work goes into maintaining the lawns all year round, and […]

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How Often to Water Your Garden

By Tony Ware on 18th August 2020

When the weather is nice, there is nothing better than sitting in the garden, enjoying the sun and smelling the flowers. While any garden can be a lovely place to sit, one that is looking nice and is well maintained is something to make you proud. As the weather gets drier, so does the need […]

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What is Agricultural Irrigation?

By Tony Ware on 17th August 2020

Agriculture has been a part of human life and its success for thousands of years. As animals, humans need food, and along with hunting, crops were also found to be a great way to feed communities. However, some countries around the world could not rely on rain alone to water their crops, so they had […]

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How Much Water Does a Golf Course Use?

By Tony Ware on 23rd July 2020

With the global population on the increase, and more evidence that the environment is suffering, there have been a number of changes taking place in governments all over the world. As well as trying to reduce pollution, rising temperatures have seen more demand on water supplies that has to be managed to ensure there is […]

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A Detailed Guide to 2 Wire Irrigation Decoders & Technology Systems

By Tony Ware on 14th July 2020

Tony Ware gained a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. His career spans 4 decades designing electronic equipment for the medical, scientific and process control industries. He entered the irrigation industry in 1995, designing functionally equivalent decoders to 8 different 2 and 3 wire control systems.  These […]

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Lightning Protection in Irrigation Decoders

By Tony Ware on 13th July 2020

This Technical Note describes the two kinds of protection against lightning damage in decoder based 2 or 3 wire irrigation control systems. When properly installed, lightning protection in decoder systems will generally be stronger than that found in smaller multi-wire systems.  The exception is pedestal-mounted multi-wire, where extensive extra lightning protection components are housed within […]

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Irrigating Efficiently – How to Irrigate Using the Minimum Amount of Water

By Tony Ware on 13th July 2020

Basic Knowledge Required to Decide on Efficiency The total area to be irrigated. The amount of irrigation applied over the period. The amount of rainfall received over the period. The amount of water needed by the turf over the period. Only then can comparisons be made between one course and another. What happens to applied […]

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Fraserburgh, AB43 8YH

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