Homeowners often face a dilemma when it comes to watering their plants. “The vegetable garden needs to be watered for 10 minutes at 9 a.m. The rose garden beds require 15 minutes around 7 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. And then there are the front and side lawns, they need hydrated on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. when they sit in full shade…” It can be difficult to manage all of your plants needs.
A schedule like this may feel like a horrible algebra equation, but fear not! Set that high school math book back on the shelf, and solve your client’s problem by installing a simple smart controller.
The X-CORE 4 Station Outdoor Controller by Hunter is an easy-to-use smart controller that takes the stress out of watering.
“This controller is homeowner friendly and simple to use because it takes you through the setup process step by step,” said Eric Nieblas, a Ewing Service Professional in Phoenix, Ariz.
The controller hosts four stations allowing it to service up to four valves that can transport water to four different locations. It also contains three programs that permit an owner to input up to four different start times per program.
Plug this information into the scenario at the beginning of this article and you have a solution to your equation. Four different stations will direct water to the vegetable garden, rose beds and front and side yards. The use of two of the three available programs will start watering sessions at 9 a.m. for the veggies and 7 p.m. for the roses on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the lawns.
The Hunter X-CORE controller is not only easy to use—it’s also affordable.
“This controller is easy on the pocketbook and meets residential needs by reducing labor for the homeowner,” explained DJ White, a Ewing Service Professional in Phoenix, Ariz.
The X-CORE controller is ready to accept the Solar Sync weather sensor and a Hunter ROAM remote for controller operation up to 1,000 feet away and a programmable rain delay option.
The easy-to-use design, reasonable cost and product features make this controller a win-win solution when it comes to homeowner watering schedules.
For information on how to calculate run times for irrigation zones, watch this video!
The Hunter X-Core controller is part of Ewing’s Spring Stock Up and Save promotion! Stop by your local Ewing store to load up on this product so the next time your client presents you with a water management equation, you can supply them with a quick, easy and effective solution!