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There is nothing more beautiful and pleasant than a lush garden or landscape where one spends time outdoors. However, it can be extremely difficult to make sure that the garden is watered as efficiently as possible. Furthermore, watering the garden can be a very exhausting, lengthy and time consuming chore. There is however, a convenient and easy solution to this problem and one can install automatic irrigation systems in their garden in order to get rid of the troubles associated with watering your garden manually.
Automatic irrigation is an irrigation system that is operated by a computerized controller and has been engineered to function automatically and with minimum manual participation. An automatic irrigation system has the ability to discharge precise and exact amounts of water to a particular area. Automatic irrigation systems are ideal for those who travel often and cannot attend to their lawn or garden on a regular basis. Automatic irrigation systems are also quite convenient and highly practical for individuals who have farms and large landscaped areas.
Once an automatic irrigation system has been set up, it can be programmed to water at specific times. Automatic irrigation systems therefore conserve water as opposed to watering a garden with the help of a hose which often leads to water wastage.
The automatic irrigation system includes the following components: piping, sprinkler heads, dripper heads and other parts that are associated with a standard irrigation system along with automated components such as control pads, sensors, programmable timers, solenoids and so on. The sensors act as soil moisture sensors, so that when the soil becomes dry to a certain level, that is when the irrigation system operates and provides the soil with water, The sensors also act as rain sensors and do not turn on when it is raining. The programmable timers are used to distribute water for a certain time period before turning off again which enables you to alter the water distribution according to your needs.
Automatic irrigation systems have a number of advantages. First of all, it is a very convenient watering system and is also quite simple and easy to install and configure. Automatic irrigation systems do all the work for you and all you need to do is enjoy your lush, healthy garden or lawn. Automatic irrigation is very good for your plants also as it provides them with the exact amount water that they require and also provide water where it is most beneficial to the plants. Automatic irrigation systems are extremely water efficient in view of the fact that it only distributes water when it is required so that there is very little water wastage.