Using the Irrigation Controller for a Better Lawn on Less Water
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Tichenor, Jack, Michael D. Dukes, and Laurie E. Trenholm. 2005. “Using the Irrigation Controller for a Better Lawn on Less Water: ENH978/EP235, 12/2003”. EDIS 2005 (1). Gainesville, FL.


Would you like to have an attractive, healthy lawn that uses less water, costs less to maintain and may even reduce fertilizer and pesticide use? This may sound too good to be true. The right amount of water at the right time can make it happen for you. This document is Fact Sheet ENH978, one of a series of the Environmental Horticulture department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date: December 23, 2003. Reviewed November 2004.


IFAS publication CIR1421 "Operation of Residential Irrigation Controllers"

IFAS publication ABE 325 "Residential Irrigation System Rainfall Shutoff Devices"

IFAS publication ENH70 "Coping With Drought in the Landscape"

IFAS publication ENH9 "Watering Your Florida Lawn"

Southwest Florida Water Management District publication "Saving Water Outdoors"

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