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Wireless Moisture Sensor for Your Lawn or Garden

By: Jodi Marks

It’s important to keep you lawn watered during dry weather, but timed sprinkler systems often cut on when watering isn’t needed. The Wireless Moisture Sensor from Vigoro uses a remote sensor to monitor moisture levels in the soil. It then relays the information to the timer to prevent it from cutting on unnecessarily.


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  • Ranga Says:
    August 25th, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Is there a system of sensors that can hook into any sprinkler controller so it can activate micro sprays only for the spots. For large lawns this might be a smart move.

  • Jim Lewis, Sprinkler Systems Portland Says:
    January 7th, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    You might also look into the SMRT-Y Soil Moisture Sensor put out by Rain Bird. This is the model we use. There are benefits to wireless. But the problem is you have to use a battery. If they are wired, there is no battery and they will always work. No maintenance either. This is why we don’t use wireless ones.
    Irrigation Portland Oregon
    Contractor / Installer

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Wireless Moisture Sensor for Your Lawn or Garden