Monthly Archives: February 2010

Using your misting timer to control more than just your misting system Part 3

In part 2 I explained which relay I purchased, the basics of normally open circuits, and how I mounted the relay. Here I will explain how I wired my DIG 5006-IP misting timer to the relay and how the relay … Continue reading

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Using your misting timer to control more than just your misting system Part 2

I briefly laid out how I calculated which relay I need in part 1. Here I will explain what I did to have my DIG 5006-IP misting timer control three 60 watt bulbs by turning them on and off at … Continue reading

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Using your misting timer to control more than just your misting system Part 1

The DIG 5006-IP propagation timer is a great misting timer that can be used for much more than controlling your misting solenoids. Many customers have contacted me asking how they can use their misting timer to control other devices. They … Continue reading

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How to divide ornamental grass

Dividing your ornamental grass is a great way to increase the number of plants you have in your landscape. Another benefit is that the clump of grass you remove the division from now has more room to grow. Ornamental grass … Continue reading

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Raised Beds For Plants-Advantages and Disadvantages

There are many ways of structuring your garden. One way that is gaining popularity is raised beds. A raised bed garden consists of erecting beds of soil on top of the ground. Like any gardening style, there are advantages and … Continue reading

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