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Irrigation Products

Getting the right amount of water to the right place.
We can help you with your irrigation needs in all aspects of the Green Industry including Golf, Agriculture, Residential, and Commercial. We offer superior support to our landscape and irrigation customers by providing product knowledge along with professional grade products. Silver Creek Supply carries a substantial inventory of pond supplies, lighting, pumps, drainage products, edging, tools, weed & erosion control, fertilizers, and many more. Our professional staff is the heart of the company. It is our mission to develop an excellent working relationship with our customers and to help them succeed in all aspects of their business. At Silver Creek you are not just a customer you are a part of the family.
Irrigation spray over a green field
Ensuring proper irrigation guarantees that your grass will be consistently greener, healthier, and more vibrant.

Backflow & Master Valves

Pipe

Fittings

Glue & Primer

Pumps & Filters

Drip Irrigation

Valve Boxes & Covers

Wire

Services

  • Irrigation Design
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical Support
  • Product variety
  • Annual training classes
  • Multiple branch locations
  • Professional sales support
  • Delivery services
  • Contractor referrals
  • Job estimating
  • Central control support

Frequently Asked Questions

Irrigation refers to the process of artificially applying water to plants, crops, or landscapes to ensure adequate moisture for healthy growth. In landscaping, irrigation plays a crucial role in maintaining beautiful gardens, lawns, and green spaces. It helps sustain plants during dry spells or periods of inadequate rainfall, prevents wilting, and promotes optimal plant health. With efficient irrigation, landscape professionals can ensure that their projects thrive, even in regions with limited natural water resources.

There are several types of irrigation systems commonly used in landscaping:

  • Sprinkler Systems: Utilize above-ground pipes and sprinkler heads to distribute water over a designated area in a spray pattern. They are suitable for both residential and commercial landscapes.
  • Drip Irrigation: Involves a network of tubes and emitters to deliver water directly to the roots of plants, minimizing water wastage and promoting water efficiency.
  • Micro-Irrigation: Similar to drip irrigation, but with smaller tubes and emitters, ideal for potted plants or areas with limited space.
  • Surface Irrigation: Involves flooding or furrowing to distribute water across the ground surface, commonly used in agricultural settings.

Selecting the appropriate irrigation system depends on several factors:

  • Type of Plants: Consider the specific water needs of the plants in your landscape. Different plants have varying water requirements, and the irrigation system should accommodate these needs.
  • Climate and Weather: Take into account the local climate and typical weather patterns. In arid regions, water-efficient systems like drip irrigation may be more suitable.
  • Area Size: Evaluate the size of the landscaped area. Larger spaces may benefit from sprinkler systems, while smaller areas may require micro-irrigation or drip systems.
  • Water Source: Assess the available water source and pressure to determine the irrigation system’s compatibility.

Water efficiency is essential in irrigation to conserve resources and reduce costs. Here are some tips to promote water efficiency:

  • Use Smart Controllers: Install smart irrigation controllers that adjust watering schedules based on weather conditions and soil moisture levels.
  • Regular Maintenance: Inspect and maintain your irrigation system regularly to prevent leaks, clogs, or malfunctions that could waste water.
  • Mulching: Apply mulch around plants to retain soil moisture and reduce evaporation.
  • Zone Planting: Group plants with similar water needs together and create separate irrigation zones to avoid overwatering certain areas.
  • Drip Irrigation: Consider using drip systems, which target water directly to plant roots, minimizing wastage.

Several issues can arise with irrigation systems, but most can be resolved with proper maintenance and troubleshooting:

  • Clogging: Regularly clean filters and emitters to prevent clogging from debris or mineral deposits.
  • Uneven Water Distribution: Adjust sprinkler heads, check for damaged components, and ensure proper water pressure to achieve uniform coverage.
  • Leaks: Inspect for leaks in pipes, fittings, and valves, and promptly repair any found.
  • Overwatering/Underwatering: Monitor soil moisture levels and adjust watering schedules accordingly to avoid either scenario.
  • Freezing: In colder climates, protect irrigation components from freezing temperatures with insulation or by draining the system during winter.

Always consult with irrigation experts or landscape professionals for guidance on selecting, installing, and maintaining an irrigation system tailored to your specific landscaping needs.

Brands Carried

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Heritage Landscape Supply Group is the best network of independent landscape supply distributors in the US, united by a shared vision to provide exceptional customer service, to carry the best products from top manufacturers, and to help every customer grow their business.