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Winter update: closer to production

Winter seed sowingHi everyone and happy thanksgiving for our US fans. Winter is coming and most of your gardens probably don’t need much water anymore. But, did you know there are many things you can do in preparation for the spring? Read on, we’ve linked a few good guides about winter sowing and growing at the end of this article.

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Status update: October

Fall_imageHi everyone!

Fall has finally arrived, yellow leaves, mist and mushrooms are coming. These past few weeks have been intense for us.  We’ve been improving some internal features of the mechanical design that we’ll be testing this month. Also, we’ve iterated over several circuit board designs and we’re almost done on that front, and we’ve selected all the final electronic components we’ll be using.

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New design and more

Hi everyone! We hope you’re having a great summer. At Wise Orchard we’ve been busy coming up with a final design for our smart watering valve and we’re now ready to share some photos with you.

Wise Orchard smart watering valve
New Wise Orchard design

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As you can see, it’s a bit thinner (not cubic) and it fits perfectly in the “hanging from faucet” configuration. We’re using a swivel nut so that you don’t need to rotate the valve at any time (which is convenient if both ends of your irrigation system are fixed -a buried hose that you can’t rotate, for example).  A double mesh filter has been implemented too.

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