THE DAY OUR IRRIGATION CREW SAVED THE WELL

by Mike Casper, ArtisTree Irrigation Manager As ArtisTree's Irrigation Service Supervisor, Leonel Gomez responds to every tough challenge with four words that have become his trademark: "Let me try something.” Take the hot summer morning when Leonel and ArtisTree’s irrigation crew were out in a small Sarasota community. The well pump was down, and the homeowner association president was clearly agitated, fearing that his neighborhood would be on the hook for a $3,000 replacement Continue Reading

HOW TO PREVENT IRRITATION TO YOUR IRRIGATION

by Mike Casper, Irrigation Manager I remember a non-ArtisTree client telling me how he locked his timer box before leaving on a three-week summer vacation. He left the key with a neighbor, but it didn’t matter because the battery decided to die right after he left. He returned to a brown lawn that eventually had to be re-sodded. "My neighbor felt terrible about it and whispered that sprinkler systems always intimidated her,” he said, wondering why she didn’t tell him that special little Continue Reading