Native landscape uses only quality Irritrol Raindial & Total Control time clocks & thought it would be a good idea to give you as much information on programming your clock as possible. Below is a general schedule according to the season. Remember.... everyone's house is different, and it is your job to know your time clock . If you don't have a manual for your time clock, click the above Irritrol button to down load a free manual .
Factors which may effect the following schedule:
Night temperatures, humidity, soil type, exposure, size & quantity of emitters or sprinkler heads.
The following schedule is for established plants at least 6 months old.
- Winter- December through February:
Shrubs 2-4 hours every 8-10 days.
Trees 4-6 hours every 12-15 days.
- Spring- March through May:
Shrubs 2-4 hours every 5-7 days.
Trees 4-6 hours every 9-11 days.
- Summer- June through August:
Shrubs 2-4 hours every 2-4 days.
Trees 4-6 hours every 5-8 days.
- Fall- September through November:
Shrubs 2-4 hours every 4-6 days.
Trees 4-6 hours every 8-10 days.
The following schedule is for established lawns at least 2 months old.
- Winter- Rye grass:
Small heads10-18 minutes every 3-7 days.
Large heads 25-45 minutes every 3-7 days.
- Summer- Bermuda grass:
Small heads15-45 minutes every 2-5 days.
Large heads 25-60 minutes every 2-5 days.
Keep two things in mind when setting your timer:
- Water as long as possible.
- Spread the days inbetween waterings as far apart as possible.