Are you ready for a misting system malfunction?

No, well it doesn’t really take much to be prepared in the event that a piece of your misting system decides to stop working. Of course, this is more likely to happen at the worst possible time, like when you … Continue reading

4 links on protecting your plants from freezing by spraying them with water

I recently mentioned writing an article on exactly how spraying water on your tender plants during a frost or freeze protects them. Well, I am feeling a bit lazy and decided to give you a few links instead to articles … Continue reading

A customer reveals how he kept his plants from freezing using his misting system

I recently heard from Lee Bridges, a customer who lives in Florida. I have been working with him for a while as he has been assembling a very extensive misting and watering system for his nursery. He wanted to order … Continue reading

Have you had any luck with blueberry propagation?

I have had very little. I have tried to propagate Bluecrop and Northland by using softwood cuttings but have not had great success. Here is what I did: Just as the tips of the plants were turning a bit rigid, … Continue reading

Raised Beds For Plants-Advantages and Disadvantages

A raised bed garden consists of erecting beds of soil on top of the ground. Like any gardening style, there are advantages and disadvantages of raised bed gardening. There are also a few options to consider when creating your raised bed.

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Do You Communicate Effectively?

I like to believe I do. When a customer emails or calls I immediately go into problem solving mode. I put myself in my customers shoes and listen to what they are trying to explain to me. I imagine that … Continue reading

Why you should not use softened water to root cuttings with your misting system

Can you use softened water to root cuttings? Of course you can use water that has passed through a water softener to mist your cuttings with. It will provide the exact same amount of moisture that non-softened water will. However, … Continue reading

How to calculate the spacing of your misting nozzles

Misting nozzles come in all shapes and sizes, delivering small droplets to large and everything in between. Choosing the best droplet size for your specific application is sometimes a trial and error process. Getting the spacing correct between them can … Continue reading