Controller & Irrigation Information
Irrigation  
 
How much do I water?

Plant types

  • Drought tolerant plants - Native & Mediterranean species, succulents
  • Moderate water needs - Shrubs, Roses, & Bermuda Grass
  • High water needs - Azaleas, Impatiens, Lawns (other than Bermuda grass)

 

WEEKLY WATERING GUIDE

Drought Tolerant Plants

  • Winter -- None
  • Spring / Fall -- 1 x weekly
  • Summer  -- 1 / 2 x weekly

Moderate water needs

  • Winter -- None - 1 x weekly
  • Spring / Fall -- 1 x weekly
  • Summer -- 2 x weekly

High water needs

  • Winter - None -- 1 x weekly
  • Spring / Fall -- 2 x weekly
  • Summer -- 3 / 4 x weekly

 

Adjustments to make

  • Decrease for shady areas
  • Increase for full sun
  • Decrease for heavy clay soil
  • Increase for sandy soil

Sprinkler types & watering times

  • Regular sprinkler heads  -- 10 - 15 minutes
  • Rotating or oscillating heads -- 20 - 45 minutes
  • Drip systems -- 45 minutes - 1 hour

RainDial Controller Manual

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Rain_Dial.pdf

Rainbird - ESP - SMT

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ESP-SMT.htm

Weathermatic

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index.cfm?page=SmartLine

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