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707, 2021

2021 Pricing Changes

July 7th, 2021|News|

There is no “easy” way to introduce pricing changes from a business to its valued clients.  All of us at IBD are consumers too, subject to the same costs of living as you.  We have families, responsibilities, dreams and obligations just like you, our cherished clients.  That said, IBD has experienced increasingly severe challenges that have affected the company’s ability not only to profit but, to break-even. To avoid significant [...]

107, 2020

A Fungus Among Us!

July 1st, 2020|Education, Irrigation, News, Save Water|

Over the last few weeks, we have received increased calls about lawns browning, presumably from lack of irrigation from several of our accounts throughout the Twin Cities, from Blaine to Savage, Plymouth to Woodbury. We’ve dispatched techs who confirmed the function of the irrigation, we’ve increased irrigation, we’ve increased the height of our mowing decks, we’ve skipped mowing in the heat; all things a responsible vendor would do. Yet this [...]

2605, 2020

30 Years of Excellence

May 26th, 2020|News|

This March marked Irrigation by Design’s 30th year in business.  A special milestone that has lead us all to reflect on how we accomplished it. It started with a need for change. Tim Malooly, president and owner of Irrigation by design and current president of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association, was working in Chicago in the late 1980’s, unhappy and looking to escape the confines of the corporate world. Because of his own [...]

204, 2020

When you Should Start Irrigating and How Much Water your Landscape Really Needs

April 2nd, 2020|Education, Irrigation, Save Water|

We’ve made it to April and finally some beautiful weather! With this increase in temperatures and sunnier days, the calls have been coming in inquiring about your irrigation start up. Is now the time to start your drip and sprinklers to coax that brown lawn green?  How much should you be watering your lawn? Is it different now than in the summer? We have some answers for you that will hopefully help [...]

302, 2020

Northern Green: Innovation, Connection, Environmentalism

February 3rd, 2020|Education|

The Northern Green Industry Conference is an event we at Irrigation by Design look forward to attending every year. It is one of the largest gatherings of Green Industry professionals in the area and boasts an attendance in the thousands. Northern Green is a collaborative effort to bring industry professionals the most up to date information on new technology and to provide the best service and tactics to combat environmental [...]

2101, 2020

Malooly Elected MNLA President

January 21st, 2020|News|

January 21, 2020 Tim Malooly, CID, CIC, CLIA president of three Minneapolis based companies including Water in Motion, Irrigation by Design, and Dulcet Fountains & Aeration was recently elected President of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA). Malooly is currently the chair of the MNLA Government Affairs Committee and has also served on the Irrigation Association Board of Directors. In 2008, Malooly was named the very first EPA WaterSense [...]

1811, 2019

Vendor Spotlight: Weathermatic

November 18th, 2019|Irrigation, News, Save Water, Vendor|

This month, we at IBD would like to share our appreciation for and shine a spotlight on one of our partners in the irrigation industry not just because of their products but also due to their innovation, service, and values. Weathermatic, “water with purpose,” a company that we’ve been partnering with for several years to help save our clients water and money, that really lives up to its slogan. [...]



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