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Skydrop Smart Sprinkler Controller Giveaway

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The most common cause of death for lawn and garden plants isn’t pests, disease, or even drought. The truth is that the most common cause of landscape plant death is over or under-watering.

It’s a familiar scenario: A homeowner sets their watering system to run at specific times throughout the day. But then, unexpectedly, a storm develops, and rain begins to fall. But even though the garden and lawn are already being watered by the local precipitation, the drip systems and sprinklers activate anyway. The end result is that the yard gets substantially more water than it needs, resulting in unhealthy plants and wasted water.

However, there is a solution.

The Skydrop Sprinkler Controller is a soon-to-be-released smart device which uses WiFi technology to link your watering system to local weather reports. The device receives up-to-the-minute information about the possibility of rainfall, and then automatically adjusts your garden watering schedule accordingly. So basically, if the rain is falling, then the sprinklers aren’t running. The Skydrop Sprinkler Controller ensures that your garden and lawn are always getting exactly as much hydration as they need, and not a drop more.

How to Win:

Interested? Well, you’re in luck, because we’re going to give away one Skydrop Sprinkler Controller to one lucky winner. Here’s all that you have to do:

A) Like Skydrop’s Facebook page (1 entry) or…

B) Subscribe to Skydrop’s email list (10 entries)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You can also increase your chances of winning by sharing it with your friends. (It will give you instructions how after you complete the contest entry.)

If you’d rather not leave the future of your lawn and garden to chance, you can also purchase the Skydrop Sprinkler Controller here.

How to Grow Aronia Berries (Chokeberry), a Superfruit

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If you are looking for a super easy super fruit to grow, you’ll want to consider growing an aronia berry bush. This little-known berry bush offers double pleasure. It is grown for its beauty as an ornamental. With deep green foliage as the backdrop for its pretty white flowers in the spring, and with the contrast of its deep purple berries nestled into its red-orange leaves in the fall, it offers year-round enjoyment. And its edible berries are high in antioxidants, vitamins, and phytonutrients. Continue reading…

6 Tips for Better Results Growing Strawberries

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Strawberries are a versatile little fruit. From cereal/salad topper to smoothie flavoring to tart pastry filling, this is a fruit you can incorporate into breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverage, or dessert. In addition to packing a bounty of Vitamin C, you’ll also get 5% or more of your daily nutritional value of manganese, fiber, iodine, folate, copper, potassium, and […]

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How to Grow Turmeric (Pink-Blooming Ginger)

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If you are looking to add some homegrown zing to your garden recipes this year, try growing your own turmeric. It’s related to ginger, and its roots have a warm, peppery flavor. Turmeric is the primary flavoring ingredient in curry powder, and it gives color and flavor to your ballpark variety of mustard. This makes […]

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5 Completely Lame Garden Products

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As we have previously written, new and innovative gardening products flood the market every year. But not all of these products are worth your hard-earned dollars. We’ve identified five completely lame garden products based on reviews from existing customers. Do you have lame garden products to add to this list? Leave a comment!

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How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers in the Garden

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If your vegetable garden beds are surrounded by grass, your crops may get visitors: grasshoppers. If grasshoppers make their way to your veggies, you’ll begin to notice holes in your crops’ leaves and partially eaten produce. If very large numbers are present, you may lose your entire harvest to grasshoppers. How can you protect your […]

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Using Ollas in the Garden

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With a little planning, ollas are a viable and efficient watering mechanism for your garden. This is particularly true for gardens in hotter and drier climates, as ollas reduce the amount of water lost to evaporation and seepage. For travelers, ollas provide a short period of worry-free garden irrigation. Interested in learning more about ollas? […]

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6 Ways to Build Your Own Tomato Cages

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Although a near-necessity for growing tomatoes, tomato cages can be as fancy, homemade, or as economical as you’d like. If you have some spare materials, you can avoid making a trip to the store prior to making your own tomato cages. Then again, if you are looking to upgrade your typical cages to ones that may […]

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4 Efficient Ways to Keep Your Garden Watered

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With the approaching summer months bringing potential for severe dry spells, water becomes a precious commodity. At the same time, vegetable crops’ health depends on steady, efficient watering. Add to the mix the occasional weekend trip or longer vacation and you have the potential for some serious soil dryness and ruined harvests. Luckily, avid gardeners […]

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How to Grow Crossvine

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  Crossvine is a graceful vining plant loaded with lustrous green leaves and bright, trumpet-shaped flowers during late spring and throughout summer. You won’t want to miss nature’s show with these amazing blossoms, and you won’t forget the crossvine’s beauty once you’ve seen it. The crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) is an evergreen native to the United […]

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