Since 1955, Gra-Mac Distributing has been providing our customers with the best equipment, systems, and supplies for irrigation in North Carolina. With a focus on proper irrigation system design, specifically subsurface drip irrigation, and the highest quality equipment selection, there’s no wonder why we are the most trusted irrigation equipment supplier and installation company in the area. No matter what your needs or requirements may be, we will meet them. To learn more about irrigation systems and equipment, or information about our company, be sure to follow our blog and be sure to contact us today to request a quote.

  1. Understanding the Unique Irrigation Needs of Athletic Fields

    Athletic fields have different irrigation needs than an orchard, and they require a water-conserving balance to keep the grass fresh. You must understand the specific requirements of your field and adapt the irrigation system to the weather, season, soil type, and many other elements. Read on to discover the key factors that keep your athletic field in top condition! Knowing Your Field’s Needs T…Read More

  2. Harnessing the Power of Reclaimed Water

    Water recycling is valuable for agricultural irrigation systems since it guarantees the resource on a continuous basis. Its application is a common practice in many areas, especially for arid and semi-arid regions. Today, current purification technology makes it possible to get reclaimed water of various qualities, even up to a level as high as that of drinking water. So, you can be sure it is per…Read More

  3. How Your Irrigation System Can Prevent Overwatering

    Understanding the Effects of Overwatering for Your Irrigation System With advances in modern irrigation, keeping your lawn well hydrated is easier than ever. However, you should be careful and prevent overwatering your lawn since it has negative effects. This problem is especially common when people forget to turn off their automatic watering systems during periods of heavy rainfall. So, to keep y…Read More

  4. What Type of Irrigation Is Most Efficient?

    Overwatering can have severe consequences to both your crops and your wallet, and uneven underwatering can result in even worse damage to your agriculture. There are many factors to take into consideration when it comes to irrigating here in Western North Carolina, such as crop type, soil type, field topography, and available water. For large fields, irrigation can generally be broken into two mai…Read More

  5. Drip Irrigation: The Benefits

    When it comes to irrigation systems, more and more people are finding out that drip irrigation is the way to go. Of course, it depends on your irrigation needs and the lay of the land that you need to water, but the majority of the time, a drip system is the right call. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the many benefits that come with the system. Here at Gra-Mac Distributing, we have everything …Read More

  6. Why Choose Gra-Mac Irrigation?

    When shopping for irrigation equipment, you want to get the highest quality products at an affordable price, so it’s important that you choose the right supplier. Here at Gra-Mac Distributing, we know that we are not the only company offering irrigation equipment supplies and installation services, but we do believe that we’re the best. In this blog post, we’ll let you know what makes our co…Read More

  7. Winterizing Your Outdoor Irrigation System

    Winter is right around the corner–you’re swapping out your flip flops for warm boots and trading in your sleeveless tees for long sleeved shirts and furry scarves. But preparing your wardrobe isn’t the only planning ahead you need to do, with colder temperatures on the horizon. More than likely, you know there are precautions you need to take to protect your outdoor irrigation system from fr…Read More

  8. Is Your Water High-Quality H2O?

    When the Waterboy deems his water “high quality,” you have to wonder, “But why?” What is it, exactly, that makes one cup of water superior to another? How can you claim with total certainty that your water is better than your friend’s? We’ll tell you. There are many measurements of water, but here are seven things to consider when asking yourself, “Is this the absolute best water eve…Read More

  9. Start a Vegetable Garden This Spring!

    Spring is upon us, and you may be looking at your own yard and considering a vegetable garden.. Maybe you have thought of having a garden for years, but this is the year you are determined to make it happen! A garden is a great addition to any yard, and with a few tips you will be on your way to enjoying fresh, delicious vegetables that you have grown yourself. With not too much work, your yard ca…Read More