Smartscape 101 - Class 5
Registration is open to all that register, workshop fee is $95.00 for 8 classes, 20 hours of instruction
The fifth class in this series is "Landscape Water Management & Irrigation Controllers". This course will teach attendees the basic terminology used in landscape irrigation, and will examine a selection of plant materials in relation to irrigation zoning and scheduling. It will also address the common delivery methods of landscape irrigation water, and discuss how to incorporate basic soil principles with irrigation management. Attendees will also gain a basic understanding of irrigation scheduling based on the soil moisture penetration method, plant type and size, and atmospheric demand.
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1. Understand the basic terminology used in landscape irrigation.
2. Understand the common delivery methods of landscape irrigation water.
3. Incorporate basic soil principles with irrigation management.
4. Understand selection of plant materials in relation to irrigation zoning and scheduling.
5. Irrigation scheduling based on the soil moisture penetration method.
6. Irrigation based on plant type and size.
7. Irrigation based on atmospheric demand.
8. Highlight the important steps to take when installing an irrigation controller.
9. Describe the components of a typical controller.
10. List the information needed to properly program a controller.
11. Describe both conventional and smart controllers and some of their features.
12. Discuss selecting the right controller for the job.
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