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When precision matters do it with Asta® Drip PC Spike Dripper

Posted on June 23, 2021

Every irrigator, from the home gardener to the professional nursery manager, knows the challenge of putting the right amount of water onto each plant. Differences in elevation, in distance from the water source and plant water requirements all contribute to this challenge. For nearly every situation, Antelco have come up

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Not all Micro Irrigation Fittings are made equal

Posted on June 02, 2021

There is nothing worse than investing in a water efficient drip irrigation system, to then waste water through leaking or blown off fittings. Antelco’s range of poly fittings and ratchet clamps are made using only high quality, recyclable materials. Antelco fittings are designed with the harshest of conditions in mind

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Checklist for a trouble-free Micro Irrigation system

Posted on May 12, 2021

Micro Irrigation systems operate best at low pressure and have small outlets that can easily get blocked and disrupt water flow. There are a few key elements that are must-have inclusions to ensuring a trouble-free system. The system should incorporate the following key components: 1. Pressure Reducer – This is

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Take control in your garden

Posted on May 05, 2021

Wanting a simple solution for water diversion and flow control in your irrigation system? Then Antelco's Green Back® Valves are perfect for allowing you to control where water goes in your garden. Green Back® Valves allow for multiple irrigation systems to be connected to the one water source. By installing

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Triple Treats for watering your garden

Posted on April 28, 2021

Looking for the perfect watering device for your garden? Antelco has you covered. Shrubbler® 360° Full Circle Adjustable Flow Shrubblers® are perfect for localized plant watering. Rotate the cap to adjust flow and coverage to suit plant's needs. Can be placed at ground level, or elevated above foliage using an

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Guide to installing a Micro Irrigation system

Posted on April 21, 2021

When thinking of installing an irrigation system, sometimes knowing where to start can seem quite daunting. Here are some helpful tips and advice to set you on the right path. TIPS: Contract a professional irrigation designer; insist on a system to suit your plants and your soil.Install efficient micro-irrigation emitters

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All your potted plant peeves solved

Posted on April 14, 2021

Meet the Potstream®, a fully adjustable watering device for potted plants and container watering. The Potstream® will end all your pot watering woes. The Potstream® was designed from the bottom up by firstly considering the top peeves of potted plant watering. Our research identified: Water wastage and soil media washout

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Prepare your irrigation system for the warmer season ahead

Posted on April 07, 2021

As we come out of the cold winter months it is time to start thinking about the warmer season ahead and preparing your irrigation system for watering your garden. Follow these simple steps for preparing your irrigation system: 1. Check for breaks and leaks in your pipework system – sometimes

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New Micro Stake for garden micro sprays

Posted on April 01, 2020

Antelco has released a new Micro Stake for secure location of micro sprays in garden beds. The new stakes feature: Tube piercing point on each stake tip allows creation of holes in laterals, removing the need for a separate installation tool.Robust and aesthetically pleasing designRetaining hole in stake to align

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Irrigation Equipment: Facts to Consider

Posted on September 20, 2017

TIPS Contract a professional irrigation designer; insist on a system to suit your plants and your soil.Install efficient micro-irrigation emitters wherever possible. Install an irrigation controller with multiple programs, seasonal adjustment, and a rain switch. Consider soil moisture devices.Mulch around your plants to conserve water in the soil. Irrigate to

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Drip & Micro Irrigation Systems Maintenance

Posted on June 01, 2017

Agricultural Drip and Micro Irrigation Systems Maintenance Introduction The most common problem facing Drip and Micro Irrigation systems is clogging of the emitters. This can be caused by a build up of sediments, silts, inorganic and organic matter which can partially or fully clog emitters. Maintenance of drip and micro

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Potstream™ – The new watering standard for potted plants

Posted on April 01, 2017

PotstreamTM is the new fully adjustable watering device for potted plants and container watering. It has been fully Australian designed and manufactured by Antelco Pty Ltd, Australia’s premier micro irrigation solutions provider. The PotstreamTM was designed from the bottom up by firstly considering the peeves of potted plant watering. Our

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