I began gardening in Colorado (zone 5) in 1998. Each year I learn more with the help of a journal to note my successes and the inevitable failures.
Find your Garden Treasure
Posted on June 2, 2009 | No CommentsBeing geeks we couldn’t pass up a sprinkler controller that you can manage from your PC. Its the Irritrol PC Control. It took almost no time to setup and now we are just waiting for the rain gauge to dry up so we can see if our schedules work. I think even better than the PC software is the hand held unit you can carry around. From the hand held unit you can test your sprinkler, manually water the lawn, and troubleshoot issues. We have found the software is a little buggy – we had issues trying to re-establish connection...
Posted on April 21, 2009 | No Commentse are going to either resurrect our old sprinkler which has not been used in at least 6 years, or put a new one in. I am tired of wasting money on plants I kill because they do not get consistent proper watering. Lawn Irrigation Design Center – 303-979-3400 Martha mentioned the Denver Water rebate program for using specific types of heads, rain guages or weather based smart controllers. I need to verify what each installer uses for equipment – I’m thinking the Hunter ET (evapotranspiration) system looks pretty cool. Page that contains many smart controller fact sheets The company...