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This Irrigation System Saves Labor and Water

This Irrigation System Saves Labor and Water

It all started when looking for equipment for the new greenhouse they were building in 2017. Hugh bumped into this watering solution and the same year, they trialed it and then installed it in their entire new area. In the years that followed, they continued...

Garden Center – OASIS

Garden Center – OASIS

OASIS lets growers produce superior baskets with less water and fewer resources such as fertilizer and chemicals, by using an electro-mechanical module to measure basket weight. Growers choose their optimum basket weight, then OASIS automatically waters to that weight...

Watering baskets by weight

Watering baskets by weight

A new weight-based watering system could help growers and retailers ensure uniformity of soil moisture across their hanging baskets. Once the target basket weight is chosen, the OASIS automated hanging basket system by Control Dekk automatically waters to that weight...

How to Manage Water Load in Your Hanging Flower Baskets

How to Manage Water Load in Your Hanging Flower Baskets

The Oasis uses an electro-mechanical module in which the user sets a pre-determined weight desired for correct plant watering. The process of knowing whether you are giving your hanging baskets the right amount of water can sometimes take a bit of guesswork. It was...

Water by weight for superior hanging baskets

Water by weight for superior hanging baskets

Growers and retailers can now effectively control their hanging baskets’ weight to consistently manage soil moisture for higher quality plants and reduced input costs. “OASIS gives growers the confidence that the soil moisture is at the proper level, allowing them to...

Innovative watering system: taking weight as starting point

Innovative watering system: taking weight as starting point

Do I give my baskets the right amount of water? It is a big guess for many growers and inspired Michigan growers Jared and Jordan Dekker of Dekker Brothers Greenhouse in Hudsonville. Together with Len Logsdon, they designed a watering solution for hanging baskets by...

A Better Watering Can

A Better Watering Can

(Original Article written by Control Design - link below) In anticipation of consumer preferences the following spring, a commercial greenhouse owner grows large quantities of those plants. The buyers want bigger flowers, better quality and more variety from their...

Management of Soil Moisture in Hanging Baskets

Many growers use some method of weight judgment to determine the soil moisture content of baskets. These methods work because the weight of a basket is a good indicator of its soil moisture content. However, all manual methods require the grower’s time and expertise....

Achieving Basket Weight Uniformity with OASIS

Five hundred two-petunia baskets were planted and placed on the ground. They were then watered multiple times using a traveling water boom. Several days later these baskets were moved from the ground and placed on a new OASIS line. The OASIS line was then run for one...

Maximize Water Quality and Efficiency in the Greenhouse

Maximize Water Quality and Efficiency in the Greenhouse

(Original Article written by Greenhouse Grower - link below) Oasis Custom helps growers add precision watering and increased control to greenhouse hanging basket lines. Oasis requires minimal grower set up to become an automated solution, which also provides valuable...

Innovative automated irrigation system cuts costs

Innovative automated irrigation system cuts costs

(Original Article written by Schneider Electric - link below) Innovative automated irrigation system cuts costs, improves product quality, giving greenhouses a competitive advantage. A profitable commercial greenhouse owner anticipates consumer preferences for the...

Ingenious system takes guesswork out of watering

Ingenious system takes guesswork out of watering

Do I give my baskets the right amount of water? It is a big guess for many growers and inspired Michigan growers Jared and Jordan Dekker of Dekker Brothers Greenhouse in Hudsonville. Together with Len Logsdon, they designed a watering solution for hanging baskets by...

How You Can Water Plants Based On Basket Weight

How You Can Water Plants Based On Basket Weight

Control Dekk has developed a patented automated watering system that can be implemented with greenhouse cable hanging basket lines. The Oasis is designed to reduce water use by up to 50% by giving each basket only the water it needs for optimum growth. Oasis is...

Happy Customers, Happier Crops

"The OASIS system is the best by far; it’s flawless."

- Jake Tebos, Grower | Tebos Greenhouses Inc.
“There is water savings, but it’s more that we’re doing the right thing for the environment and for our crops.”

- Hugh Kurtz Jr., Owner/Head Grower | Kurtz Farms
"After a trial of one OASIS at the end of our 2016 season, we installed OASIS on all Echos and Boomerangs in our facility. Now I can't imagine growing without it."

- Jason DeGroot, Owner/Head Grower | Bloemenberg Growers Inc.
“The accessibility of the people at OASIS and the user friendliness of the interface are the two key points for me.”

- Zach Smith, Operations Manager | Hood’s Gardens
"OASIS basket watering systems are worth the investment to ensure product quality, productivity, and reduced stress in my life."

- Dale Buist, Owner | Countryside Greenhouse
"We're extremely happy with the OASIS watering system! It takes the guessing out of watering -- simple and accurate."

- Barry Stiffler, Owner | Barry's Ground Cover
"OASIS by Control Dekk really helped our crop quality by attaining an equal target weight after baskets were hung."

- Kevin van Wingerden, Grower | Pacific Growers
"IT REALLY WORKS!"

- Andy Buist, Owner/Head Grower | Micandy Gardens
"The baskets using OASIS are absolutely beautiful and noticeably stunning. You'll see a noticeable difference in your crop guaranteed."

- Zach Smith, Operations Manager | Hood's Gardens
"Quality has improved for baskets as well as for our floor crops underneath -- I am really enjoying this system!"

- Evan Schnabel, Head Grower | Hood's Gardens

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