Conventional irrigation controllers have no idea how much water your plants need. They're just timers, faithfully carrying out whatever instructions you gave them the last time you programmed them. Umm, you did adjust your controller at some point, right?
If you haven't, now is the time. Get out the instruction book for your controller so you can make sense of the simple-yet-often-obscure ways of programming these pesky beasts. Then read Chapter 9 of this book to discover how to make seasonal adjustments to your controller. Reprogramming your irrigation controller isn't terribly difficult, and it saves you a bunch of money. Your plants will thank you, too.
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