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West Coast Gardener: Smart Irrigation Month! -
by Hayley Zumkeller, WES-TECH Irrigation Systems Ltd. In 2018, the weather station in Victoria saw its driest July in nearly 120 years. It had recorded zero millimetres of rain all month, breaking records for both heat and dryness. It is extremely likely that this July will show a similar pattern of drought conditions. This matters. We need to be able to protect our lawns and gardens without it costing an arm and a leg. Once plants are not taken care of, they may not always grow back. Smart Irrigation Month helps homeowners save water, money, time, and the investments they …