Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Display results as :


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» who has chickens
by countrynaturals Today at 2:07 pm

» Asia Region -Showcase of Gardens - Show Us Yours
by walshevak Today at 1:59 pm

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 1:23 pm

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals Today at 1:23 pm

» N&C Midwest: October Happenings!
by CapeCoddess Today at 1:18 pm

» Fun Spider addition to Home Page
by sanderson Today at 12:56 pm

» Notice: Gluten-free Recipes Sub-Forum- Up and running!
by sanderson Today at 12:55 pm

» last chance to pre-order baker seeds-rare seed catalog
by sanderson Today at 12:48 pm

» Bountea Compost Tea - Got it!!!
by dstack Today at 12:31 pm

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by has55 Today at 10:07 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing in October 2016
by trolleydriver Today at 9:53 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by Zmoore Today at 8:09 am

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:37 am

» Mason bees
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:45 pm

» 2016 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos Yesterday at 8:05 pm

» Hello from central Massachusetts!
by Scorpio Rising 10/22/2016, 10:39 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 10/22/2016, 9:43 pm

» What's eating my plants
by donnainzone5 10/22/2016, 12:30 pm

» Straw Bales with Seeds?
by donnainzone5 10/22/2016, 12:26 pm

» Shallots, Prisma
by AtlantaMarie 10/22/2016, 7:59 am

» Peas and cucumbers: Trellis position and plant spacing
by yolos 10/21/2016, 8:32 pm

» Indian Solar Gardening Calendar
by sanderson 10/21/2016, 3:50 am

» New England October, 2016
by Scorpio Rising 10/20/2016, 8:56 pm

» leggy potatoes plants were started too early in the hous
by Scorpio Rising 10/20/2016, 8:38 pm

» Thin Crust Pizza
by No_Such_Reality 10/19/2016, 11:34 pm

» Our Newest Regional Hosts!
by Scorpio Rising 10/19/2016, 8:10 pm

» November Planting in SoCal, time to keep working it and bragging rights time!
by No_Such_Reality 10/19/2016, 10:27 am

» Winter Hobbies and Crafts
by Scorpio Rising 10/18/2016, 7:48 pm

» Cucumber plant visitor
by Scorpio Rising 10/18/2016, 7:31 pm

» Hello all
by Scorpio Rising 10/18/2016, 7:16 pm


Search SFG Forum

Garden timers

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Garden timers

Post  jkahn2eb on 3/2/2012, 9:09 am

Hey group,

Getting to the point where time is money and I shouldn't be spending 20 min each day watering. Any suggestions on a good automatic timer? I've read a number of reviews on Lowes and many have issues. Wondered if any of you had good suggestions. I need at minimum two settings and perhaps three - one for the grass and one/two for the garden. I have about 100 sq ft of garden.


Posts : 257
Join date : 2011-01-13
Location : Gilbert, AZ, Zone 9B

View user profile

Back to top Go down

saving time

Post  curio on 3/2/2012, 9:16 am

We're going to invest in a drip system for our beds. If you do go with a timer, you might check out the timers used for lawn watering systems to see if they'd work for you.


Posts : 388
Join date : 2012-02-22
Location : Maritime Pacific Northwest zone 8A/B with ugly heat scale

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden timers

Post  Noie on 3/2/2012, 4:33 pm

I have a Rainbird timer. Probably really intended for lawns. The lawns, trees, and SFG are all on their own zones, which I can program to start and stop whenever. It has 16 zones I think, and cost about $50.


Female Posts : 63
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : Independence, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden timers

Post  Chopper on 3/3/2012, 1:03 am

I had rainbird too. Never had a problem and once I studied the manual, it made sense programming it (nothing is user friendly to me)


Female Posts : 2467
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 61
Location : Warner Springs, CA USDA Zone 8a, Sunset Zone 7 (I think)

View user profile http://thezimmermannfamilytoo.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden timers

Post  Sponsored content Today at 2:22 pm

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum