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10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
10 1 Irrigation System Installation
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10 1 Irrigation System Installation

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  • 1. Sprinkler System Installation Plant: Hosta Term: Pop-up Valve
  • 2. Hosta
    • Herbaceous, perennial
    • USDA Zone: 4a – 9a
    • 10 – 12” tall, 24 – 32” wide
    • Full shade to part shade
    • Blooms Mid Summer: Purple, white
    • Green or variegated
    • Border, Container, Foundation, Ground cover,
    • Deer favorite
  • 3. Pop-up Valve
    • Pressure operated valve for landscape irrigation.
    • Valve stays underground unless in operation
    • Prevents damage to valve
    • Unobtrusive appearance for lawns and garden areas
  • 4. Fittings & Glues
    • Barb
    • Slip
    • Thread
    • PVC Primer
    • PVC Glue
    • Teflon Tape
    • All threads need Teflon tape
    • All slips need PVC primer & glue
  • 5. Trenches
    • 12 – 18” deep
    • Avoid Plant Roots
    • Trench Shovels
    • Gas powered for large scale
  • 6. Pop-up valve Height
    • Valve should be 1 to 1 ½” above the soil to allow for mulch or turf installation
    • Very difficult to set with fixed pipe
    • Easier with flexible pipe
  • 7. Connections
    • Lay out all pipe & fittings first
    • Cut all pipes & hoses to length
    • Test all connections
    • Glue above ground to keep pipes clear
    • Lay pipe in trench after sealing system.
    • Install pop-up housings first
    • Put pop-up valves into the housing last
    • Allow at least 30 minutes for glue to set before turning on water.
  • 8. Make adjustments
    • Adjust angles to keep spray in garden area
    • Adjust screw setting to control length of throw

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