Darcy

  • It is difficult to get contractors to think beyond sprays, bubblers and rotors. We’ve had excellent results with sub-drip systems…not the spaghetti-tube stuff. We do require that the contractors are qualified to install the sub-drip (Netafim or Toro). The reps are happy to assist with installations if you’ve got a first time installer. It’s a…[Read more]

  • It’s been awhile since I took my test and I believe they have changed the format some since then (1991). What exactly is covered in Section D? I’ll be happy to help if I have anything that pertains to that section.

  • I grew up on a farm in the Midwest that was, at one time, nothing but prairie grass and buffalo. However, we grew corn, oats, hay and cattle…not exactly a ‘native’ ecosystem but my father believed in being a good steward of the land and was responsible in crop rotations and not overgrazing the pastures. I know the devastation that these farmers…[Read more]

  • There is a company that manufactures a recycled water irrigation system for the homeowner. The company name is “ReWater,” based out of San Diego. I believe the cost for an avg. sized California lot is around $7500. This system collects the gray water from the house, then filters, stores and distributes it to the landscape via a sub-drip irrigation…[Read more]

  • Darcy posted an update in the group Group logo of University of ArizonaUniversity of Arizona 13 years, 11 months ago

    Architecture alum absolutely welcome! I was in the program back in the 80’s before L.A. merged with the Architecture college. Makes more sense now than in the RNR college.

  • I don’t know that you would need to go to the expence of getting certified…certainly knowing AutoCAD will be to your advantage. I’d suggest beginning with a couple of classes in it at a local community college to get comfortable working with the program. You’ll learn a lot just by using it.
    Good Luck!
    Darcy

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