The Garden features precision irrigation technologies installed by Rain Bird.
Farmers use precision irrigation technology to make sure their crops will grow to their healthiest potential by receiving the right amount of water at the right time. The irrigation system in the Garden is capable is remotely sensing soil moisture and delivering water with accuracy for each plant. This system can also use data from a weather station to balance the various moisture requirements of crops in the garden against rainfall and dry weather conditions.
Rain Bird was also one of the one of the leading organizations responsible for the landscape revitalization of the National Mall. They installed a precision irrigation system, running from the Capitol building to the Lincoln Memorial, to help this beloved area remain beautifully green and healthy year round.
To learn more about Rain Bird’s work on the National Mall please watch this video