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SOL-C12 / IDEAL FOR GREENHOUSES

  • The more sun, the more it waters – waters every 3 hrs
  • Saves plants from drought and waters when on holiday
  • Automatic watering for up to 12 Irrigation Units
    (e.g. 5 large hanging baskets or 12 x 20 litre pots)
  • Drip waters up to 5m above the water source
  • Uses up to 90% less water than a hose
  • Easy, Eco, Efficient
  • Water source to solar pump – maximum 20m
  • Water source to last dripper – maximum 60m
  • Also connects to a tap – use the Irrigatia Reservoir Kit
Irrigatia - Irrigation Units for SOL-C12


Irrigatia SOL-C12 control unit

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Irrigatia SOL-C12 contents
SOL-C12 Kit Contents
 
1 x SMART Controller C12
with integrated pump
1 x Inlet Filter
1 x Anti-siphon Device
15m Tube
12 x each: Drippers, Stakes,
Tees
1 x Water Level Sensor
3 x AA batteries
 Min no. of IU's  6
 Max no. of IU's  12
 Seephose
 ✔
 Microporous  X
 Dripper   ✔
 Height (m)
  5
 To controller (m)
 20
 To last dripper (m)
 60

Use with a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 24 drippers

Irrigatia - Irrigation Units logo

To assist in selecting the most appropriate Irrigatia controller, we’ve
devised a simple method to demonstrate each product’s capacity. We call them ‘Irrigation Units’, or ‘IU’ for short.
Look for the symbols showing what you can water.

Irrigatia ECO friendly irrigation

The SOL-C12 connects to the following
Irrigatia Kits:

Drippers: Use for pots, baskets and individual plants.
Seephose: Ideal for short runs in a mixed dripper / seephose environment, germinating seedlings, watering plant troughs and small beds.

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Summer staples: Top tips for the very best homegrown salad

by Norwoods Gardener | Aug 03, 2020

As we hit the mid-point in Summer, many gardeners may think that they’ve missed the boat on growing veg – but we’re here to bust that myth! With some of the most consistently warm weeks just ahead of us, mid-July through to August provides the perfect climate for newly planted produce. This month, we’re focusing on our favourite salad items – a staple for any Summer plate!

The base:

Lettuce – all types! July is the ideal time to plant any and all types of lettuce, with showery spells combined with sun creating the perfect growing conditions. From Romaine to Butterhead there is no better time to plant yummy and nutritional greens – and you can very quickly reap the rewards to create the perfect summer salad! Most lettuces reach maturity at around 30 days but can be picked early based on preference.

 

The toppings:

Now that the base of the salad is sorted with a variety of lettuce, it’s time to tackle the toppings. The middle of summer is the ideal time to plant a variety of veg such as carrots, French and runner beans, peas and beetroot. For those of us who love courgette get out your gardening tools and start planting! Spring onions and radishes are best planted now and can make the ideal salad topping or be the key ingredients in a light, summery stir-fry!

 

Taking care of your vegetables:

As the weather gets warmer, and the ground gets drier, it’s essential to ensure that your newly planted produce are getting enough water consistently. Using an Irrigatia solar-powered water system takes out the stress of over/under watering all year long to give you an abundant garden.

You could even treat your tomato and pepper crops to a little feed to promote an extra growth spurt – we recommend a high potash plant food at this time of year


Get to planting your salad bits and don’t forget the dressing and croutons. Bon appetit!