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Old 07-13-2012, 07:46 PM
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Adjusting Run Times With Heat/Drought

what do you guys typically set your station run times to when the weather is at it's worst, like right now (sprays and rotors)?...and every day or every other day?
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:58 PM
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Do you want a beautiful lawn or just enough to keep it sustained?
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:13 PM
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let's go with beautiful...
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:15 PM
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Everyday 1 hour for rotors and 30 min for sprays.
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:19 PM
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yeah, yeah that would definitely do it..what about a more realistic situation, a little more than sustaining?
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:22 PM
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make up your mind
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:57 PM
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When its at its worst, and if you are in a drought, you want the grass to stay alive, not thrive. Let it stress a little. With droughts, restrictions, bans, high eater rates, I have been stressing "how green do you want .your grass? And how green do you want your wallet?"
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:54 PM
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I've had a lot of systems screwed up when my hot-weather programming gets dialed back by thrifty homeowners.
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:39 PM
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The most we get people to allow is 30 min rotors,15 sprays, every other day
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:39 PM
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I have one system running 3 times a day 6am noon 6pmfor 30min per zone then all drip lines running every 5 hrs for 30 mins
Lawn nice and green plants are still burning up plants need mist heads not drip lines
I didnt install it I might be changing thedrip line areas to mist heads
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