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by User Not Found | Mar 31, 2016

September 2015

Irrigatia says their only real competitors are the watering can or hose and theirs is the only fully automatic solar powered system in Europe.
   Unlike electronic timer systems that deliver water at a set time, regardless as to whether the plant needs it, this solar powered package automatically judges their needs and waters every three hours.    The longer the daylight hours and the greater the light intensity in a day the more the system waters.   The volume of water can be manually adjusted to suit individual watering needs.

Irrigatia uses up to 90% less water than a hose or sprinkler and because the drip feeding point is at the soil level, there is no risk of scorching or burning foliage.    The water comes direct from a nearby water butt and, if these are not available, a reservoir can be purchased.  Liquid feed can also be added to the watering process.

In addition to glasshouses, Irrigatia is ideal for vegetable gardens and allotments, house plants, containers, hanging baskets, pots or plants and shrubs planted out in the garden.  All that is needed is an adjacent water supply and somewhere to hang the solar panel and control box to capture maximum sunlight which it stores in rechargeable batteries.

“This is harnessing nature in an extremely clever way and because there is no electricity, and with huge water savings, it has high eco credibility,” says Erick Mackay, sales and marketing director of the North Yorkshire based Irrigatia.

“They work anywhere including balconies on high-rise buildings or allotments where no power – other than natural sunshine – is available.  It is the 21st century irrigation solution for domestic gardens,” adds Erick.     For more information go to


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For information on this press release please contact Graham Paskett or Aroonaa Sharrma at Paskett Public Relations Limited on 00 44 (0)1332 258 335 or email [email protected] / [email protected]

 Relax - let Irrigatia do the watering