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Take Control of Your Controller in October

Are you aware that between September 1st and 30th we lost 30 minutes of sunshine?  In October we will lose even more sunshine each day. While it’s a subtle difference, your plants do notice the change in daylight. Even though it can still be hot outside, plants start preparing for winter and, as a result, aren’t as thirsty. 

Having an automatic irrigation controller does not mean that you are watering your plants efficiently.  A controller is only as efficient as its schedule, which must be kept up to date.  October is a critical time to change your watering times as the days become shorter and plants no longer need the amount of water they did in July and August. 

When you react to the changing daylight by reducing your watering times, your plants and bank account will benefit.  Visit our Take Control of Your Controller web page at www.alwayswatersmart.com for great tips and resources to help you water efficiently.

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