If you can program your DVR, you can definitely program your watering controller. Change the watering schedule for your plants with the changing seasons.
- Water plants only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.
- Shut off automatic watering systems when it rains or install a rain shut-off device.
- Adjust watering schedules to the season.
- Water deeply but less frequently to create healthier and deeper root systems.