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Garden Inspiration - Our Favourite Pinterest Boards

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Garden Inspiration - Pinterest Boards

I love browsing Pinterest for inspiration in the garden and everything else in my life. With so many boards dedicated to beautiful photography, gardening tips and advice, it's easy to lose hours immersed on Pinterest. I thought I'd share our favourite Pinterest boards in the EGI office with you today. Hopefully, it will give you some ideas and inspire your next garden project.

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Soaker Hose or Drip Line - What's Best?

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A Guide to Soaker Hose & Drip Line

We get asked this question quite often, and it already features in our Frequently Asked Questions, but we thought we'd dive in deeper to give you a much better look at the differences between soaker hose and drip line. So, what's best?

Each performs roughly the same job but do so in very different ways. Both types have their advantages, so picking one over another as the best choice isn't straightforward for the uninitiated. In this product guide, we'll explain what each can do, why one may be better than the other and ultimately try to help you pick the right one for your requirements.

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Preparing Irrigation Systems for Winter - A Simple Guide

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Frozen Garden Connector

The days are getting shorter, and the weather is becoming bleak. It must be winter! Ensuring you decommission your irrigation system correctly will mean no nasty surprises when you come to start it up again next spring.

Following is a simple guide to precautions you can take to ensure your irrigation system doesn't get frost damage through the winter months. I know what you're thinking, "I can't think of anything worse than doing garden work this time of year", but you'll be glad you did. Save yourself time and money from replacing damaged parts when you come to restart your system in the new year.

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10 Water Saving Ideas for the Home & Garden

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10 Water Saving Ideas

Water is the most vital resource we have. With an ever growing population worldwide and less and less clean water available, it is important to act now to reduce water waste and to make our consumption more sustainable. We all have a part to play on an international scale, but what can we do to be more water wise?

We have put together a simple list of small (and large) changes you can make to help reduce water consumption in a meaningful way. By cutting back your use, you can make savings on your bills, too. We're not going to pretend that by following these tips we're going to save the world, but at least it's a start.

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How a Business Can Be Eco-Friendly

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Eco-Friendly Business

Here at Easy Garden Irrigation, we pride ourselves for making our business as eco-friendly as possible. We're not perfect, but there are steps that every business can take to ensure they minimise the impact they have on the environment, and we'd love to share with other businesses steps they can follow to reduce wastage (which can also reduce costs - now that's good business sense), and to become an eco-friendly business.

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