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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 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 in…
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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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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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Watering Plants: The Complete Smart Watering Guide For Your Climate

Irrigation
What Is Smart Watering? First, let’s define smart watering—smart watering is giving your plants the right amount of water at the exact time they need it. Usually, it involves an IoT device that calculates these variables and waters your garden without manual assistance. To learn more about this, check out our previous blog post. Nevertheless, any gardener, whether they own such a device or not, should observe the following tips if they want to maintain a happy, healthy garden. (more…)
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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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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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GreenIQ Updates – October 2017

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No more working for your garden. It's time to enjoy it. GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub connects with local and private weather stations and irrigates only when necessary; it controls up to 16 zones of your garden, two lighting channels and one fertilizer pump; it detects pipe leaks and breaks and works with Amazon Echo​, Google Home​, Nest, Crestron​, IFTTT, Apple Watch​, Control4, Gideon Smart Home​, Netatmo​ and.... As we already mentioned - GreenIQ does it all. You just enjoy ;) GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub Gen. 3 Easy installation and simple app configuration GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub Gen.3 is so simple to install. Everybody can easily irrigate the garden, save water & time and enjoy all the smart features it offers... Figure it out yourself by watching our new installation video (available…
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