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Lawn Sprinkler Maintenance Tips: Best Ways to Water Your Lawn

Gardening
I’m warning you, this article is a bit cheeky. I’m not being mean, it’s just that we at GreenIQ take lawn maintenance and watering very seriously! It’s our duty to make lawn irrigation as simple and efficient as possible—in fact, everything I’m about to cover can be automated with our IoT solution. At the end of the day, we’re saddened to see beautiful lawns needlessly turn dry, brown, and rotten due to poor upkeep. The remedy is easy, we promise. With that in mind, listen carefully: (more…)
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Connected Garden, Smart Home: IoT For Your Lawn

Gardening
Remember having to get up off the couch, walking to the TV, and twisting and turning the dials to find the right channel? If you don’t, ask your parents and sit tight as they delve into one of their when-I-was-your-age-I-took-three-buses-to-school stories. It’s incredible to think that TV remotes that couldn’t do much more than change the channel were only popularized in the mid-80s and yet today you can control nearly every device in your home from an iPhone that fits in your back pocket. But unlike the first TV remote that ushered in a new generation of lazy teenagers, the Internet of Things offers more than just ease and convenience. Let’s take a look at how IoT is helping homeowners save both money and the environment by implementing smart devices…
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Garden Irrigation System: Choosing the Best Garden Watering Methods

Gardening
If you’re reading this article, you’re probably getting a bit more serious as a gardener and looking for efficient ways to water your plants rather than by hand and hoses. Not only is hand-watering plants an ineffective irrigation method compared to others, but your hand is starting to cramp and your fingers are getting a bit too pruney for your taste. That’s why we’re here. We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favorite irrigation methods, rated them by ease, explained when, where, and why you should use them, and most importantly, described how to set them up. Enjoy!   Soaker Hoses   Who: Beginners. Soaker hoses are easy to setup and don’t require much work--for that reason, we recommend that beginner gardeners give this method a try. What:…
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The Grass Is Always Greener When You’re Saving Money

Gardening
They say that if you’re happy, money shouldn’t worry you. But you’ve got three children to put through college, a mortgage to take care of, and buyer’s remorse for that barbecue grill you promised yourself you’d use everyday. Let’s be honest, you’re willing to save money wherever you can. And it’s getting a bit exhausting running from one child’s bedroom to another shutting off lights, just to save on electricity. (more…)
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Lawn Irrigation: How to Water Your Lawn Efficiently

Gardening
You’ve just bought a pro membership at Home Depot, shopped around for the best lawn soil on the market, and spent more time than you’d like to admit debating which lawn seeds to purchase. You’ve got all the materials, but now what? If you really want the most healthy, rich, and green lawn on block, check out these pro tips on how to water your lawn. (more…)
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