Homeowners who enjoy beautiful landscaping must pay attention to the water needs of the soil, grass and other plants used in the landscape design. Soil needs water to grow budding plants. Grass needs water to grow. Plants need water to flourish. Rain is wonderful, and it is the natural source of water for plants. However, a homeowner cannot rely on rainfall. Many homeowners water their soil, grass and plants with a garden hose. However, a more efficient way to water the landscaping is with an underground sprinkler system. The best way to begin the process is by calling a company who installs underground sprinkler systems for a free estimate. Unless a homeowner is highly knowledgeable about installing such systems, it is better to leave it to the professionals to install and maintain the system.