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Is my GreenIQ safe?

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The Internet-of-Things (IoT) revolution is changing our lives in so many ways. Using IoT, sensors collect, communicate, analyze, and act on information, delivering a more efficient experience for consumers. However, just like any technology, IoT has its downside. It creates new opportunities for information to be compromised. Modern smart homes use IoT as an enabling technology. Professionals use innovative IoT solutions to increase their business profitability. Municipalities are starting to adopt IoT as well to make cities smarter. GreenIQ leads the Smart Garden revolution in those three market segments. Many of our customers are wondering about the risks associated with a connected irrigation system. Will it compromise my data? Will my network be less secure having an IoT device on it? Can someone take advantage of my sprinkler controller for…
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Smart Watering – The best ways to irrigate your garden during Summer

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Summer is here. The heat outside can be unbearable. For your gardens' plants, too. GreenIQ Irrigation control system helps you by allowing for extra watering on extremely hot days, even when you are away on vacation. Here are a few smart watering tips you can adapt to take care of your garden on extremely hot summer days. Water deeply It is better to water occasionally but with plenty of water rather than a little water often. Watering the garden deeply is critical. The water must go down to encourage deep roots and get away from the hot soil surface.  Avoid wetting plant leaves when you can When you use a sprinklers, it is impossible not to wet the leaves when watering the garden, therefore, water early in the morning so that…
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What is Web 3.0?

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Have You Been Wondering What Web 3.0 Is?   If you’ve been hanging out with techie friends at a conference lately, you’ve probably heard the term “Web 3.0.” And if you haven’t yet, you probably will soon. But if it’s one of those questions you’re a little ashamed to ask, don’t be. Not many people know what Web 3.0 is, so it’s understandable if you’re confused. On top of that, a really succinct description and tight enough narrative have yet to emerge, making its definition open to interpretation. Experts are also still arguing over what pertains to Web 3.0 and what will come way in the future. Back to Basics – Web 1.0 And Web 2.0 While we’re on the subject of Web 3.0, a quick recap on Web 1.0…
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How to Get Rid of Weeds in the Garden

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June 21 is the longest day of the year, and the extra light and warmth encourage the garden to put on an exuberant burst of growth. But this extra light and warmth also mean weeds will sprout up from seemingly nowhere.  Those weeds are stealing water and nutrients from your favorite plants, and many will spread until they overrun everything from the rhubarb to the roses.  We've got tips to help you banish them while protecting your flowers and veggies. Start Early You'll have less work to do in the future if you attack the weeds as soon as they're up. Young weeds have small roots, which makes them easier to pull and increases your chances of getting the entire plant. Use a Weed Barrier Landscape fabric is great for blocking…
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Five Steps for a Better Spring Irrigation Startup

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Having a good irrigation system can mean the difference between a beautiful lawn and one that looks run down and dull. If you want to make sure you have the system ready to go this spring, these are the 5 steps you need to take: #1: Visual Inspection Visually inspect your irrigation system. Be sure you to examine every possible part you can to make sure all the pieces are intact. If you do happen to see that some parts are broken,  replace those parts before getting the irrigation system going. #2: Filter Cleaning The system will not work properly if its filters are dirty or clogged.  First, remove the filters from the filter body. Then, wipe off any dirt or sediment that you see. You can swirl it around…
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Fertilizing with a Sprinkler System

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Want your garden to look blooming? Wish your lawn looked more green and vital? You need to fertilize. Fertilizer is not a plant food. Plants make their own food by photosynthesizing. Fertilizer provides supplemental components that are often lacking in the soil, such as nitrogen and potassium. They are actually like vitamins. There is a lot to learn about when to use fertilizer and how to apply it effectively. Synthetic fertilizer is a great tool, but it must be used wisely. There are a number of studies linking incorrect application and health problems, so reducing the handling involved is a wise idea. Applying fertilizer incorrectly or in too-high concentrations will damage or burn your lawn and gardens. Applying fertilizer to your gardens and lawns via your sprinkler system - fertigation,…
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February 2018 GreenIQ Updates

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This month, we are proud to share with you the GreenIQ cellular-based technology and the GreenIQ Pro website that we created for landscapers and professionals who need to control more than one Smart Garden Hub. We've also gathered all GreenIQ's last software updates and some gardening ideas and tips for you. Cellular-Based GreenIQ Most of GreenIQ customers use Smart Garden Hubs based on Wi-Fi technology. In the growing and developing IoT world, Wi-Fi is a critical component of smart devices wireless connectivity. When the Wi-Fi connection is interrupted or, in worse cases, does not exist, IoT products cannot function properly and the “easy life” they are supposed to create for us, becomes more like a hassle. GreenIQ is the first and only company in its market segment to understand that homeowners, landscaping professionals, and smart cities have to control…
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A Fresh Start with January 2018 GreenIQ Updates

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We are very excited, at GreenIQ, to start the year of 2018.   We are looking forward to exploring new opportunities, to creating new developments and innovations, and to continuing to save more water and to make it easier for people to take care of their gardens. We've gathered all GreenIQ's last software updates and some gardening ideas and tips for you. Please take a few minutes to view the information below. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our customer support.   500,000,000 Liters of Water Savings! We are proud to announce that last week we exceeded the 500 million liters of water saved by GreenIQ so far. The GreenIQ Water Saving Counter shows the total amount of water in liters  saved by all GreenIQ customers since the first product launch. The number is an estimation and is being calculated from the…
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Happy Holidays! December 2017 GreenIQ Updates

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Season’s Greetings. In warm appreciation of you being a GreenIQ valued customer, we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season.Each New Year gives us the perfect chance to start something new and fresh. So let's do our bit this year and make the world a better place for ourselves and for others. Happy New Year 2018! GreenIQ Weather Data The GreenIQ Smart Irrigation System collects past, current, and forecasted weather conditions from one of the following sources: Weather Underground, which was established in 1993 and was acquired by IBM in 2015, is one of the biggest and most popular companies to provide local and long-range weather forecasts, weather reports, maps, and tropical weather conditions for locations worldwide. Another provider is Dark Sky which specializes in weather forecasting and visualisation. It was established in 2011…
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GreenIQ November 2017 Newsletter

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Every GreenIQ user finds his own advantage in using this smart irrigation system. It allows you to control and schedule your garden's irrigation and lighting, from anywhere you are, anytime you want.   The system can save up to 50% on your outdoor water bill, while keeping your garden ad lawn lush and green. It detects pipe leaks and breaks and sends real time alerts to your email or mobile. For all gadgets and technology lovers, it works with Amazon Echo​, Google Home​, Nest, Crestron​, IFTTT, Apple Watch​, Control4, Gideon Smart Home​, Netatmo​ and much more. This device gives you peace of mind, knowing that something is taking care of your garden with smartness and logic, taking weather and outdoor conditions into consideration at all times. Whether you find one or more advantages, the…
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