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With so many choices..try them all

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Blog, Irrigation | Comments Off on With so many choices..try them all

With so many choices..try them all

Rotary Nozzles are now available from Toro, Rain Bird and Hunter so which to pick? try them….and that’s what I decided to do in order to be able to honestly discuss the options. The other day I decided to venture out into the yard and take on a task I would normally have left for my husband, Dave.  After all, he’s the one over 50 years as an irrigation contractor, working for Rain Bird, and owning and operating Automatic Irrigation until retirement.  …and he’s retired and has nothing to do, RIGHT????   Actually he’s up to his elbows in insulation and tackling a bathroom addition...

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It’s not just selling sprinkler parts…it’s sharing the farm with others

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Blog, In the News | Comments Off on It’s not just selling sprinkler parts…it’s sharing the farm with others

It’s not just selling sprinkler parts…it’s sharing the farm with others

Have you ever been on a farm? We are proud to share a recent event by one of our employees, Carl Schroeder and his desire to be sure others have the opportunity to experience life on the farm.  Carl is busy during the week at our Kansas City branch taking care of customers, pulling orders and a valuable resource to many customers and employees at Kenney Outdoor Solutions.  After those long hours of dedication to our company, he and his wife Sharon also are busy running Foxfire Farm which includes raising fruits and vegetables to sell at local farm markets, raising an assortment of animals...

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With all the flooding are you thinking WATER CONSERVATION?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Blog, In the News, Irrigation | Comments Off on With all the flooding are you thinking WATER CONSERVATION?

With all the flooding are you thinking WATER CONSERVATION?

Record flooding….. Record rainfall……. So why would we be promoting WATER CONSERVATION? We want you to think back to last summer when water restrictions were in place and in some areas total bans on any form of outdoor watering.  Now is the time to prepare and be pro-active in water conservation. Are you educating your service team and customers to be mindful of how they can promote water conservation and strive for improved water efficiency in their daily use? Do you design your irrigation to incorporate the latest in technology for improved water efficiency and...

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Meet Reed Klearman

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Blog, Team Members | Comments Off on Meet Reed Klearman

Meet Reed Klearman

At Kenney Outdoor solutions, we pride ourselves on hiring some of the best talent in the industry and we would like you to get to know them better. We’d like you to meet Reed Klearman, Territory Sales Manager of Kenney Outdoor Solutions, based out of our St. Louis, MO branch location.   What is one thing you do everyday?   Give my wife a big hug If you could met anyone living or dead, who would it be?  John Colter If you had to eat the same lunch everyday for the rest of your life, what would you pick?  BBQ Nachos with jalapenos  from Mike and Zac’s Where would you go if you could...

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What you going to do when the well runs dry?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Blog, Irrigation, News | Comments Off on What you going to do when the well runs dry?

What you going to do when the well runs dry?

News Release from Highland Park, Illinois – Ordinance Mandates Smart Irrigation Effective this spring a new Water Conservation and Efficiency Initiative goes into effect this spring and includes odd/even sprinkling restrictions and a tiered rate plan for all residents. Also, effective May 1, 2013 all newly installed lawn irrigation systems are to be equipped with soil moisture sensors that meet USEPA WaterSense standard. Earth’s Precious Water – Did you know? With all the talk of water conservation let us point out a few additional facts to provide greater insight Over 780...

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Stormwater, irrigation, retaining walls….all in one …SMARTSLOPE

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Blog, In the News, Irrigation | 1 comment

Fort Lincoln takes SMART to a whole new level When developing a site of over 42 acres designers created plans for a 28 foot high retaining wall of over 21,000 square feet of retaining blocks, soil, irrigation and plant materials.  What makes this project unique is not only it’s challenging scope and size, but the incorporation of the latest in technology for water management, storm water runoff control, irrigation and plant material selection.  Utilizing  a SmartSlope-based design (learn more about Smartslope ) they were able to create a stormwater management system incorporating...

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