Taking care of your garden does not have to take all day. There are many tools you can pick up to monitor your plants and water them in a smarter fashion. These 5 smart sprinklers pair with your smartphone to let you properly water your plants all year long:
RainMachine: a smart WiFi irrigation controller that uses weather service from NOAA.gov to save water. It supports 12 zones and unlimited programs. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices.
Rachio IRO WiFi Irrigation Controller: you can operate this 8-zone irrigation controller from anywhere using an iOS or Android device. Its smart weather features help you save water and money. It watches the weather and adjusts your watering schedules accordingly.
SkyDrop: a 8 zone WiFi-Enabled smart sprinkler controller that connects to your WiFi network to access Skydrop’s cloud service and weather data. You can have 8 independent zones with settings for sprinkler type, slope type, soil type, and location.
Rainest: a 12-zone irrigation controller with weather-based automatic adjustments to save water. It also has iOS/Android apps.
Droplet Robotics Sprinkler: a water timer, smart controller, and targeting sprinkler head. It can be set up using a smartphone, tablet, or computer. It leverages real-time weather data, soil information and plant species data to take better care of your plants.
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