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Whatever the size of the garden, automatic watering is a definite plus. Finished the chores, place to the comfort...

How to install an automatic watering _ Gardena

An adaptable system

Automatic watering can bring the right amount of water to your plants, at the right time, even in your absence.

A humidity sensor and a rain gauge, two accessories to connect directly to the programmer, can further improve watering. The first is planted in the ground and cuts the watering when the ground is already too wet.
If you live in an area where, at certain times of the year, morning dew is enough to water your plants, this device is ideal.
The rain gauge will pause the watering.
Both devices save water and avoid drowning your plantations.

A removable housing

A removable housing

On some programmers (as here on this model), the front panel is detachable, which simplifies the settings.

Two elements to connect

Two elements to connect

At the rear of the irrigation programmer is a connection terminal for connecting the rain gauge or humidity sensor.

A smart rain gauge

A smart rain gauge

The rain gauge consists of a cell in which a light beam circulates. In the presence of moisture, the beam is deflected, watering is suspended.

Place the funnel

Place the funnel

Position the funnel that collects the raindrops if you want watering to be cut at the slightest rainfall. Remove it to water more abundantly.

Position the detector

Position the detector

Place the detector in a location where it will not be protected from rain but where it will not receive water from watering.

Adjust the system according to the nature of the soil

Adjust the system according to the nature of the soil

Adjust the sensitivity according to the nature of the soil: high sensitivity (sandy soils), low (flowering lands), medium (non-forest soils, clay humus).

Plant the probe

Plant the probe

Turn the soil over 12 cm to loosen the soil and remove the stones. Dip the end of the probe into the water and then plant it to its base.


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