Clean water sistern pumps

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. has released its C1 Series stainless steel submersible cistern pumps designed for use in gray water/filtered effluent service applications, with the ability to pass solids up to 1/8-inch in diameter during normal operation without impacting the life of the pump. The C1 Series is constructed of a 304 stainless steel motor and outer shell with engineered polymer hydraulics providing superior corrosion resistance and abrasive handling. Additional pump features include robust thermoplastic discharge head to avoid breakage during installation and operation; removable, 5-inch-wide base for secure and reliable mounting; motor lead connection protected with a rubber boot and secured with a stainless steel strain relief; and unique bottom suction design that allows for maximum fluid drawdown without compromising durability or overall pump life. The C1 Series is available in flow ratings of 10, 20 and 30 gpm, with a maximum shut-off pressure of over 100 psi and is available with a high quality 115 V or 230 V, 1/2 hp motor.

For more information: www.franklin-electric.com


‘Passion Frost’ pieris

The first variegated Pieris with red flowers, ‘Passion Frost’ is hardy to Zone 6a. Evergreen with a bushy habit, this plant is disease tolerant and suitable as a patio or garden plant, reaching 50 inches tall by 40 inches wide. Liners are available from Silver Falls Nursery; managed by Concept Plants.

For more information: www.conceptplants.com


Pre-emergent herbicide

New Gemini™ liquid pre-emergent herbicide from Everris is designed to be applied with a hand-held or tractor-mounted sprayer, and features a selective combination of two proven and commonly used active ingredients, prodiamine and isoxaben. This convenient premixed formulation provides greater broad-spectrum control to prevent over 125 species of broadleaf and annual grasses, including crabgrass, spurge and chickweed. Field- or container-grown crops, including woodies, tropical ornamentals and perennials, can be protected from broadleaf and grassy weeds.

For more information: www.everris.us.com