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Orbit Celebrates Earth Day and Encourages Water Conservation

SALT LAKE CITY–Orbit Irrigation Products proudly celebrates Earth Day, a day intended to inspire and motivate people the world over to take actions which will build a healthy, sustainable environment, address climate change, and protect the Earth for future generations. One of the Earth’s increasingly scarce resources is the availability of fresh water. In association with Earth Day and in support of conserving water, Orbit announced today it has received notice that its new B-hyve Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Timer has passed rigorous EPA WaterSense testing.

The EPA estimates that landscape irrigation … Read More

Smart Watering Removes the Guesswork From Irrigation

Orbit’s new B-hyve timer has many amazing features.  One that we’re particularly proud of is Smart Watering.  This technology allows the user to set the timer only once after which the timer will figure out how much water is needed, adjusting throughout the year to the perfect watering.  This not only keeps your lawn and garden looking great, it saves water and money.

The B-hyve uses WaterSense technology, linking up with NOAA real-time weather data to give your timer the most up-to-date forecast possible.  This allows the timer to determine if … Read More

Winter Testing Ground

The other day, we had a big snow storm here at Orbit.  Based in northern Utah, we get them quite often, so it wasn’t the end of the world, but it certainly does affect the commute.  Luckily, it gave a us a chance to test out Orbit’s new line of snow shovels.

You’re thinking what’s so special about a snow shovel, right?  Well, Orbit does have something a bit different to offer.  From first look our snow shovels may look like all the others, but the truth is we’ve manufactured the … Read More

Summer’s Winding Down, But it’s Time to Prepare for Next Year

Now’s the perfect time to plant bulbs for next year.  Tulips (in all their varieties), Hyacinth, Daffodils and Iris’ are all popular species to plant this fall.  And in much of the country we’re just entering the window for perfect planting.

Expert opinion varies, but most suggest you try to plant your bulbs anywhere from 2-6 weeks before the first frost.  Look for evening temperatures of high 40’s to high 50’s.

Planting bulbs can be a fun family activity.  It allows for creativity and surprise.  Most bulbs can be purchased by color, … Read More

Mist on the Move

We’ve been posting about Orbit’s fantastic misting systems, Arizona Mist, all month. There’s no doubt that if you’re the type of person who spends a lot of times outdoors during the hot summer months, a nice misting system can be a refreshing retreat. If you have a covered patio, porch, or gazebo the perfect solution is a permanent misting system, but so much of our lives are on the go without a roof overhead. Not to worry, Orbit has plenty of ways for you to be active and on the … Read More

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