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Do You Want a Smart Controller?

First things first.  A smart controller will adjust the run times of your Orlando irrigation system according to weather. They are affordable and you may already have some of the equipment right now! Generally, your irrigation system will us a

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Winterizing Your Florida Irrigation System

Good News! There isn’t too much winterizing to do in Central Florida. For the most part, the irrigation system could be used at anytime in Central Florida. It is not uncommon to have temperatures in the 80’s during a Florida

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Cooling Off

It’s beginning to cool off-time to start reducing irrigation run times and/or frequency. I would recommend running the irrigation much less than normal. At my home, I am already down to running the irrigation once a week. The lawn and

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How Do I Winterize My Sprinklers?

In Central Florida, it is not necessary to winterize your irrigation system. It is more than likely that you will need to use the system during the Florida winter. It is common to need irrigation about 2 times per month.

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Dry Week Ahead

Dry week, this week! Make sure your irrigation system is working correctly. Most people don’t pay attention to the irrigation, just dead grass. We recommend making sure your irrigation system is working properly. Then wait-wait until you see the beginning

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Keep Replacing the Same Sod?

Most people that assume they have dead sod immediately replace it. If you keep replacing the same sod or plant material, you probably have an irrigation problem. Most plant / sod decline and death are due to a lack of

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Brown Spots

Does your lawn have brown spots? Does the yard look dry? It has been raining a lot these past few weeks, so the yard probably isn’t dry. You may have a bug problem. Army worms and chinch bugs are popular

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Watch Out for Lightning!

Keep a watch out on the yard! With the heavy rains and dry heat that comes after, you can lose your lawn and landscape fast. Check your irrigation system after storms. If yours got hit by lightening, you may not

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You Need a Rain Sensor!

Yes, you need a rain sensor. Yes, they are required by law. Yes, they do save water. And yes, they can help you fight off problematic additions to your lawn and landscape such as fungus. A rain sensor will help

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Properly Watering St. Augustine Grass

St. Augustine grass does not waste water, people do! That’s right, St. Augustine sod does not waste water. Most people set their irrigation controller and forget it until the lawn is dead! Remember, your sod is a living, breathing thing.

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