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  • 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 120 Irrigation Units
    (e.g. 50 large hanging baskets or 120 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 SOL-C120 watering capacity table

Irrigatia SOL-C120 solar automatic watering & irrigation system

More Information

The new tank series requires a rainwater tank (rather than waterbutt) since they water many more plants and therefore require at least 1,000 litre tank.

There are 3 models:-

C60 - waters up to 60 IU's (Irrigation Units)
C120 - waters up to 120 IU's
C180 - waters up to 180 IU's

C120 controller
Irrigatia SOL-C120 solar panel
SOL-C120 Kit Contents

C120 controller with main pump and secondary feed pump, water level sensor, C120 Solar Panel with 5m lead, 1 x inline filter + 2 x 13mm adaptors,  1 x foot strainer,  1 x 25m roll of 13mm tube, 1 x 2.5m 3.5mm tube and inlet filter,1 x 4mm punch, 12 x 4mm joiners, 2 x 13mm t piece, 4 x 13mm end plug, 4 x 13mm elbow, 10 x 13mm stakes, 6 x 13mm clamps, 2 x 13mm Valves, 12 x 4mm valves, battery pack containing 20 x AA rechargeable batteries

 Min no. of IU's  60
 Max no. of IU's  120
 Microporous   ✔
 Dripper   ✔
 Height (m)
 To controller (m)
 To last dripper (m)


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.

Irrigatia ECO friendly irrigation

The SOL-C120 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.
Microporous Hose: Ideal for flower beds, raised beds, vegetable plots, fruit trees and fruit cages.

George’s sunrise to sunset sponsored cycle

by Norwoods Gardener | May 27, 2021


Many of you might be familiar already with Irrigatia’s resident gardener George from his awesome top tips, great advice and behind-the-scenes growing updates! However, George has decided to do something a little different this month; he’s undertaking a sponsored cycling challenge, to raise funds for charity and encourage others to get active and involved too!

George’s challenge

George will be setting off at the crack of dawn on Sunday 20th June – the longest day of the year – and will cycle from sunrise to sunset in support of Thrive charity. During the sponsored cycle, George’s aim will be to get as far as possible during the hours of daylight! The cycle will take place for just over 17 hours during the Summer Solstice.

Why Thrive, and what do they do?

Thrive is a 40-year-old organisation which is passionate about the positive health benefits of gardening and horticulture on the lives of vulnerable individuals living with disabilities, ill health or isolation. The charity uses gardening to positively change many lives, and George couldn’t think of a better charity to support in his fundraising efforts with its shared passion for the positive impacts of gardening.

How can you get involved?

Raising money for Thrive is at the forefront of what George hopes to achieve, and, if you’re feeling generous, you can support him by donating via his Just Giving page. But he's also hoping to encourage lots of other people to get involved and start cycling to fundraise themselves!

Just because George is cycling from dawn till dusk, it doesn’t mean everyone has to! Running, hiking, and even kayaking are just some of the other ways you can get involved an fundraise for Thrive yourself. So, what are you waiting for?

To keep up with George’s journey along the way, head over to our social channels - where you’ll get to see photos and updates of his challenge.