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Water Saving Technology
Here is a great idea for saving water in the nursery. The moisture click from Dynamax. A realy convient, inexpensive method to let the plant dictate when it needs water. This simple device plugs into your controller at one end and the other end in a planted pot. You simply set the moisture percentage of the substrate to the level that you dicide is the dry set point where the irrigation controller needs to turn on. The moisture probe will then sample your pot and when the plant needs water the switch will allow your program to run. This works great for growing one size or type of plant at a particular age which is a limitation for its use. Otherwise it seems like a great water saving technology. Click here to watch a really short video I created to demonstrate it better. http://tiny.cc/mclick
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