A comprehensive revision of a work last revised in 1994. Topics covered in this edition include choosing materials for potting mixes, fertilizers, efficient use of water, drainage, salinity, turf management, soil-borne diseases, hydroponics, and the preparation of soils for landscape planting.This will reduce the wear and jamming of solenoid valves, sprinkler mechanisms and sprinkler nozzles caused by grit. ... can work well in flat areas, but in hilly terrain it is necessary to use valve-in-head sprinklers so that water in the lines doesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Growing Media for Ornamental Plants and Turf|
|Author||:||Kevin A. Handreck, Neil D. Black|
|Publisher||:||UNSW Press - 2002|