After reading that title, you may be asking yourself, “What could these
three things possibly have in common?” They all have to do with big
mistakes in pond and water-feature construction.
William James, the famed American philosopher and psychologist, once said, “When two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each person as they see themselves, each person as the other person sees them, and each person as they really are.
A few years ago, a guy I grew up with told me he’d decided to start his
own business. I thought he’d never be able to pull it off, as he was not
exactly what you’d call a “star student.” As I headed off to college, I
wished him good luck. Deep down, I doubted he would succeed.
Ask ten people on the street what fertigation is and you’ll probably get a couple of blank stares, and a few different guesses. Simply put, fertigation is the ability to use an irrigation system to deliver nutrients and supplements to a landscape effectively and efficiently.
The untimely demise of the "Performance Spec" for landscape and erosion control projects should have us all concerned. Content to specify the materials to be used, there is too little regard for the end result. Did anything grow?