Repair Your Worst Gardening Issues with These 6 Genius Backyard Devices


Save yourself the need to water your lawn and other plants with this intelligent timer. The device analyzes conditions such as slope, soil type, sun, shade and both historical and live weather forecasts to adapt the amount of watering to your outdoor plants. It has a built-in meter that allows you to keep track of water usage so you can make sure there is no overwatering. All you have to do is create an account with the B-hyve app, install the device between your outdoor faucet and hose, and program your timer with the app. The single-zone version is $ 56, the two-zone option is $ 149, and the four-zone device is $ 225.

Buy it: Orbit Smart Hose Faucet Timer (from $ 56, Amazon)