Feb
11
How to prepare your plants for tonights freeze!



Bundle up Houston!


The Greater Houston Area is expecting the incoming arctic blast to begin the big freeze tonight! ABC13 Weather is predicting temperatures to reach nearly 36 degrees tonight and even dipping below 20 over the weekend! In anticipation for this drop in the temperature, here are a few tips to keeping your plants safe.





While some hardy plants should fair well, it is still a good idea to cover them. Your more tender plants will definitely need protection.
Here are a few examples of tender plants:


  • Azaleas

  • Begonias

  • Bougainvillea

  • Canna

  • Citrus trees & edibles

  • Elephant Ear

  • Fuchsia

  • Geraniums

  • Succulents

  • Palms & Tropical varieties


Water:


I know it sounds crazy, but water your beds this afternoon...

Oct
27
How to winterize your Pressure Vacuum Breaker.

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PRESSURE VACUUM BREAKER FROM FREEZE.



Winter is just around the corner. With a cold front on the way, the temperatures in Houston are dropping fast. Midland experienced a 30 degree drop in temperature in a 24 hour period! In this article we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on you how to protect (winterize) your Pressure Vacuum Breaker in prepareation for freezing temperatures.


We originally posted this article last year, but this is a issue that will need do be addressed each and every winter. So we care putting it back out there to make sure that the information is readily available, so everyone can make the appropriate preparations.



STEP 1: LOCATE YOUR ISOL...


Nov
11
To our veterans, thank you!


We would like to take a moment to recognize our veterans. The men and women who have served in the military, have shown honor, dedication, and a willingness to sacrifice everything. They do this not just to ensure the freedoms that we as Americans practice on a daily basis, but to protect those principles abroad.



Remember our United States veterans, not just today on Veteran's Day, but every day of the year. Their sacrifices don't end today.


From everyone here at Mike Ball Irrigation,


Thank you for your service.


#VeteransDay2019



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Thank you for your service!





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06
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