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Innovative watering system: taking weight as starting point

May 30, 2018

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 using the weight as starting point. The solution is named the Control Dekk OASIS and can be installed on new or existing greenhouse cable conveyors.

Last year, we published an article on the Control Dekk Oasis with more information about this ingenious system on the FloralDaily newsletter and recently, Len Logsdon posted a video of how the watering part of the system works on his LinkedIn page.

This 18 second video shows how three baskets on the same line are watered with different amounts of water. Each basket is weighed then watered according to its individual need. Reduced manual labor for grower, improved plant quality, less water on floor/plants below, reduced water and chemical usage.


Read the full Floral Daily article here.



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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