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    30 August 2016
    Blossom Smart Sprinkler

    “A new connected sprinkler system controller, the Blossom Smart Sprinkler, has taken the landscaping market by storm…Blossom is not the first product to improve your outdoor watering consumption, but in our experience, it’s the easiest to use, easiest to setup, and most accurate in terms of its settings and performance.”

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    23 August 2016
    10 Home Automation Gadgets For a Connected Life

    “Hydrate your plants and garden without wasting water by using Blossom. It’s a known fact that 50% of irrigation water is often wasted. With Blossom, you’ll be able to reduce that percentage by sticking to a proper watering schedule for your lawn and stop over-watering forever.”

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    14 August 2016
    Smart Home Irrigation? It’s Coming and It’s So Simple

    “The cost of a bad controller can be high. You generally find out your irrigation system is not working right when plants turn yellow and weak – plants losses can add up quickly. Blossom 8 was designed to be ideal for the typical yard’s diverse ecosystem of grass, trees and plants. Tapping into the power of cloud computing, Blossom 8 claims to self-program existing sprinklers based on local forecast and daily data from thousands of weather stations and satellites – combined with user feedback – to create the ideal watering schedule.”

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    18 July 2016
    California Tech Firm Develops ‘Smart Yard’ System

    “In Southern California, where the drought continues and water supplies are shrinking, such tech-friendly systems as Blossom could be crucial to conserving enough water for a growing population.”

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    10 July 2016
    Irvine tech firm develops ‘smart yard’ system to control watering with iPhone app, WiFi

    “Welcome to the “smart yard.” Designed and manufactured by Blossom, an Irvine firm, [the Blossom Smart Watering Controller] is one of the latest inventions in the exploding universe of home automation.”

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    7 July 2016
    Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

    “Sprinkling your lawn is important to keep it alive, but you don’t want to waste water. The Blossom 12 Zone Smart Watering Controller links to local weather forecasts to respond accurately to what’s needed.”

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    5 July 2016
    An Extra Hand: Home Automation for Seniors Living Alone

    “Blossom, the smart irrigation controller, allows seniors to water the garden from the comfort of their home. The unit uses real-time weather data to decide when to water the plants, saving both water and money. Blossom costs as low as $99, which is a cheap price to pay to save the manual labor involved in watering the garden.”

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    30 June 2016
    4 Ways to Automate Your Home to Help the Earth

    “By adding a smart watering controller (Blossom), homeowners can save 30 percent or more in their outdoor water usage, not only reducing their water bill, but also the amount of water that gets wasted by over watering.”

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    16 June 2016
    Father’s Day 2016: Best gifts to get your tech savvy dad other than the usual smartphone and tablet

    “Blossom Smart Watering Controller will ease your dad’s watering woes for the gardens. This is a great gift for those dads who are always struggling with watering the gardens every weekend.”

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    15 June 2016
    8 top tech gifts for Dad

    “No more aimless tinkering with your old sprinkler controller! Blossom eliminates the guesswork of watering systems with clear uncomplicated controls to allow you to refine your watering schedule in seconds.”

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    14 June 2016
    10 Tech Gifts for Father’s Day

    “Is your dad obsessed with his lawn? Help him simplify his life with Smart Watering. Blossom does pretty much all the work by self-programming based on real-time weather data. Dad can have total control right from his phone, ultimately lowering his water bill.”

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    2 June 2016
    Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide 2016: For the fathers who enjoy connected homes

    “Blossom programs itself with the right watering schedule for your lawn, so you can put an end to over-watering. Let’s stop wasting water and money.”

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    27 May 2016
    New Gardening Equipment

    “It covers 8 zones, is Wi-Fi only and has a slim design. It needs to stay indoors. It is easy to install and connect. This is a great way to conserve water.”

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    23 May 2016
    Watering Controller Extends the Smart Home Outside

    “Built on the belief that IoT technology should make life easier instead of more complicated, Blossom 8 allows users to ‘set it and forget it.’”

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    18 May2016
    5 Great Gardening Tools

    “No smart sprinkler system has a lower entry cost than the new Blossom 8. The controller attaches to an existing in-ground irrigation system and uses web-based weather information to provide a lawn or garden with only as much water as it needs.”

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    4 April 2016
    Don’t destroy your lawn, Scott’s GRO and Connected Yard have you covered

    “The Connected Yard platform currently can talk to watering controllers from Blossom… The GRO system curates info on your local soil, learns what’s happening with insect infestation, and even knows what grows best in your specific location.”

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    29 March 2016
    The Connected Yard Goes Mainstream with Smart Watering Controller

    “An early innovator in the smart sprinkler market, Blossom is noted for creating the first 12-zone indoor/outdoor smart watering controller, which debuted to rave reviews. This was no small feat. Blossom 8 has an extremely user-friendly interface, is aesthetically pleasing and is designed to be placed indoors. “

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    28 March 2016
    Blossom IoT Water Controller Manages Lawncare Water Usage

    “Providing installers and homeowners with the latest smart home solution to remotely manage their homes’ consumption of resources is the Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller.”

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    25 March 2016
    New Smart Water Device to Market Conservation

    “The smaller zone option [Blossom 8] may be appealing to builders in single family homes with an average sized yard as well as multifamily communities with a smaller fixed amount of land that requires watering”

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    25 March 2016
    Scotts Miracle-Gro Pioneers The “Connected Yard”

    “Scotts is working with industry partners including smart irrigation-controller maker Blossom…The lawn care company is building an Internet of Things platform for connected lawn care and gardening devices.”

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    23 March 2016
    Blossom 8 Is An 8-Zone Smart Watering Controller For Your Yard (Pre-order Price $99)

    “That’s why I was all smiles when I read about the Blossom 8. Apparently, the company, Blossom, already has a smart watering controller on the market, but it’s releasing a smaller one now.”

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    23 March 2016
    Blossom introduces a smaller, less-expensive eight-zone smart irrigation controller

    “Blossom’s $200 12-zone controller, and a new $130 eight-zone controller (available for pre-order at a discounted price of $99) do that, too, but take it a step further. The company’s Xona technology also takes into account the specific needs of the plants, trees, and shrubs in your yard.”

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    22 March 2016
    The Blossom 8 watering system adds features at half its predecessor’s price

    “Blossom 8 watering system perfectly represents what it means to make your home “smart.” Featuring a Smart Watering algorithm which collects plant information, local weather forecasts, and area-specific conditions, the system constantly formulates an adequate watering schedule to keep a lawn perfectly watered while saving valuable water.”

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    22 March 2016
    Save money up front, save water over time with the Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller

    “Blossom’s lowering the barrier to entry for a smart sprinkler setup. Starting today, you can preorder the Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller for $100. It’ll be widely available in May for $130, a significant price cut from the original Blossom’s $180 price and well below the $250 cost of its main competitors”

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    22 March 2016
    The Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller Brings the IoT to the Garden

    “Blossom 8 is a user-friendly smart watering system that aims to take the guesswork out of controlling home sprinkler systems. The device consists of eight different zones, all of which are equipped with WiFi connectivity.”

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    22 March 2016
    Smart Water Sprinklers Become More Affordable with the Blossom 8

    “I found Blossom’s original Smart Watering Controller was not onlysmarter than traditional controllers but also competitively priced. So in 2015, I bought the Blossom, installed it, and smartly watered my lawn all summer long. To date, it is one of the best investments I’ve made when it comes to lawn care.”

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    21 March 2016
    World Water Day 2016: Home Tech that Helps Conserve and Control

    “In observance of World Water Day tomorrow, Blossom is one company that’s celebrating with the release of its eight-zone Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller. The Blossom controller focuses on smarter, more efficient lawn irrigation by linking its product to the cloud and utilizing data that triggers the system to irrigate only when necessary, not simply when a timer goes off.”

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    14 March 2016
    The ‘Connected Yard’ Platform Provides Informational Gardening Tips

    “Scotts Miracle-Gro teamed up with Blossom to launch the ‘Connected Yard’ at SXSW. While there are a wide variety of smart home products available to consumers, this platform marks the first time that the Internet of Things has been taken outside the home.”

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    12 March 2016
    Scotts Miracle Gro looks for a spot in the smart garden with an all-encompassing app

    “Looking to go beyond simple automation, the Scotts Miracle Gro gardening app, simply called Gro, wants to educate as well as automate to help you become a better gardener. The Gro app will even sync with smart sprinkler controllers such as Blossom.”

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    11 March 2016
    Scotts Miracle-Gro unveils open ‘Gro’ Internet of Things platform for the connected smart yard

    “The Connected Yard is an open platform, and Scotts Miracle-Gro is eager to align with companies and particularly start-ups in the smart water and gardening space who want to connect their imaginative hardware solutions to Gro. A launch partner includes smart water controller Blossom.”

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    5 April 2016
    Dig in! Spring’s must-have garden tech products

    “Blossom, brings that tech savvy outside. This sprinkler controller “conserves water, significantly reduces water utility bills and gives users direct control from their smartphones or tablets.”

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    1 March 2016
    10 New Lawn and Garden Tools You Need This Spring

    “Smart home technology is not limited to indoor appliances and devices. Blossom offers a connected lawn irrigation controller that can access local, real-time weather data and use that information to optimize watering for your lawn.”

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    17 February 2016
    Blossom smart sprinkler controller install & setup

    “The Blossom is a 12-zone smart irrigation controller that makes it easy to program your sprinkler system from a smart phone.”

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    12 February 2016
    Blossom smart sprinkler controller unboxing

    “The Blossom has some of the nicest packaging I’ve seen on any product…”

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    9 February 2016
    Best Smart WiFi Irrigation Sprinkler Controller Reviews 2016

    “With a WiFi + Powerline connection and mobile compatibility with any iOS or Android device, the Blossom Smart Watering Controller is an affordable and effective option that’s suitable for up to 12 watering zones.”

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    6 January 2016
    Round Up: Blossom WiFi Sprinkler Controller (12 zone)

    “The Blossom WiFi Sprinkler Controller is a 12-zone smart irrigation unit that makes it easy to program your sprinkler system on an iOS or Android device.”

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    4 January 2016
    10 trends to watch at CES 2016, from real VR to smart gizmos you actually want

    “Expect more smart sprinklers, smart hoses, smart water faucets, and smart chairs than ever before.”

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    8 December 2015
    Tweet and #WinWithGKH: Blossom Smart Sprinkler Controller

    “Do you want to help the environment by conserving water – and save money at the same time?”

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    4 December 2015
    Tech house of the future: take a look around

    “Your garden is also likely to see a fusion of tradition and technology”

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    20 November 2015
    Wolverton: A holiday list for tech lovers

    “Blossom’s takes information users plug in about their lawns and data from national weather services to figure out when to water.”

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    22 October 2015
    We’ll survive this drought: $36b going to smart water infrastructure

    “If you have a lawn or garden that needs to be watered, there are smart systems available to help keep plants alive while still saving water.”

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    20 October 2015

    “Just set it and forget it…that’s the whole idea behind the Blossom. Simplicity. The install is easy, thanks to its go-anywhere design. The app is simple. When you add it all up, it’s the easiest way to upgrade the IQ of your yard.”

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    16 October 2015
    Muzzley Continues To Integrate With “Internet Of Things” Connected Devices

    “Even the green-thumbs among us have been brought into the consumer technology world with smart devices like Blossom’s smart sprinkler system”

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    14 October 2015
    Biz briefly: Shred-a-thon and hiring fair this week in O.C.

    “OC Technology Alliance recognized honorees.”

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    16 September 2015
    Smart home garden tech buying guide

    “If you’re in the market for a wifi sprinkler controller and you’re not married to a brand, this is a great buy!…can help you save water by giving your yard a drink when it needs it, then automatically adjusting the schedule to stay off when it rains.”

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    15 September 2015
    Blossom 12 Zone Smart Sprinkler Controller SALE

    “Nature and technology don’t have to exist at odds with each other. In fact, similar smart home tech that automates your thermostat or your garage door can extend outside…”

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    24 June 2015
    Internet Connected Sprinklers Check Forecast Before Watering, Could Save You Money

    “Imagine never having to program your sprinklers ever again… or see them go off after it just rained.”

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    22 June 2015
    Plug in your plants with these 15 connected garden gadgets (pictures)

    “[Blossom] can control 12 zones for less than it costs to control 8 with Rachio. It’s also weather-proofed and can communicate with the cloud via both Wi-Fi and Power-line for a theoretically stronger signal over a greater distance.”

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    Summer 2015
    Tough Questions About Drought

    “If you want to keep lawn grass green for functions such as children’s play, you can conserve water by reducing a lawn’s size and increasing the efficiency of your irrigation system…The Blossom connects to your smartphone or tablet and uses current local weather to schedule up to 12 different irrigation zones.”

    11 June 2015
    20 Father’s Day Gifts For Every Kind Of Dad (& Budget)

    “You can customize water patterns for up to 12 different zones in your yard, so your sun-loving tomato plants get the H2O they need while the succulents stay dry.”

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    5 June 2015
    Blossom smart controller helps conserve water locally and around the world

    “As every gardener knows, each type of vegetation has different water needs. To help with the diversity, the Blossom smart controller employs ‘Xona’ Technology, which creates zones and assesses hundreds of data points to develop a customized watering schedule for the yard.”

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    21 May 2015
    Review: Blossom

    “The smart sprinkler system is an Internet of Things product you can totally forget about. And that’s the way it should be.”

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    Family Circle
    12 May 2015
    Growth Spurt: Thanks to smart gadgets, a gorgeous garden no longer requires a green thumb.

    “Replace your basic sprinkler timer with the much smarter Blossom ($199), which uses real-time local weather data and satellite information to generate a personalized plan to douse only when the soil is likely to be dry.”

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    Good Housekeeping
    May 2015
    Outdoor Trendwatch: Garden Gadgets – We’re digging these innovations that help you plant and water your way to a bountiful yard
      “You’ll save on your water bill and never overwater or underwater again.” Read more….
    25 April 2015
    Blossom hands-on: Control your intelligent sprinkler system with your smartphone
    “It was much easier to setup than I thought it would be… The software application is also very easy to use and I feel I have much more control over my sprinkler system now.” Read more….
    21 April 2015
    Tech Report: Smart watering with Blossom

    Our Tech Expect Scott Paul featured the Blossom smart watering system Thursday on 2News This Morning.

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    18 March 2015
    Great New Garden Products for 2015

    Blossom is a new smart sprinkler system that enables you to automatically program and control your watering schedule with a smartphone, tablet or computer.”

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    Fox News
    11 March 2015
    DIY projects for home automation

    “For example, I can go on away trips for stuff and my wife doesn’t really know how to necessarily use or deal with the sprinkler system. But if I know it’s been warm for a few days, and I want some water to my yard, rather than leaving the sprinklers on while I’m gone or watering when it doesn’t need it, I can go to my smartphone and turn this thing [Blossom] on to get the sprinklers exactly the way I want them. Or vice versa, turn them off.”

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    March 2015
    Crave: Gear We’re Lusting After
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    Los Angeles Daily-news
    26 February 2015
    Save water, money with ‘smart irrigation’ in the garden

    General write-up with the Daisy and Echo

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    15 January 2015
    Blossom Wants To Make Your Sprinkler System Smarter

    “For those shopping for more smart and automated home gadgets, Blossom might be of interest to you. Blossom is a smart sprinkler system that basically enhances the sprinkler systems of today.”

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    15 January 2015
    Blossom wants to make your sprinkler system smarter

    “Smarter sprinkler systems offer the ability to automate a lot of the scheduling and planning from maintaining a sprinkler system, and Blossom’s system for accomplishing this goal is one of the better examples out there today.”

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    8 January 2015
    Blossom acts as a meteorologist for your sprinklers: CES 2015

    “The advantage you get with Blossom is that you’re not just setting your sprinkler to run on a time basis anymore. This thing gets weather readings, so if it’s going to rain, it’s not going to run.”

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    BBC News
    3 January 2015
    CES 2015: Preview of the new tech on show in Las Vegas – Smart home

    “Blossom’s internet-connected hub uses weather forecasts to determine when to spray water, and can also be triggered by the owner’s smartphone.”

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    Electronic House
    21 November 2014
    Blossom Smart Watering System Saves Money by Adapting to Local Weather

    “If you want a ‘set it and forget it’ approach, consider adding home automation to your lawn. It’s easy with Blossom.”

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    clean technica
    18 November 2014:
    Blossom The Smart Sprinkler Hits Kickstarter, Saves Water
    “As a rabid-green thumb and consumer technology-junkie, Blossom sounded fantastic, and the more I read, the better it got.” Read more….
    18 November 2014:
    Blossom ups the ante in the smart sprinkler controller market
    “Blossom is using two different ways to communicate with the world; Wi-Fi and Powerline networking. By adding the ability to communicate over IP through your home’s AC power, Blossom can be installed in places that are not amenable to Wi-Fi.” Read more….
    18 November 2014:
    Smart Sprinkler Controller Connects To Cloud To Save Water
    “Blossom can be installed by do-it-yourselfers in less than 15 minutes because it connects to an existing sprinkler system’s electrical wires, valve wires and sprinklers…” Read more….
    14 November 2014
    Blossom lets your sprinklers know when rain’s coming

    “The range, the price, the number of zones covered, and the weather-proofing all seem deliberately intended to outdo its nearest competitor.”

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    12 August 2014
    Blossom – The Smart Watering Controller for Your Yard

    “The algorithm used by Blossom was developed using specialized data from expert botanists, so you’ll always have the best watering plan for your yard.”

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  • Press Releases

    22 March 2016
    The Connected Yard Goes Mainstream With Affordable New Smart Watering Controller From Blossom
    Blossom 8 Packs in Automated Weather Analytics, Easy Control From Mobile Devices to Deliver Water Conservation, Cost Savings Read more...
    12 February 2016
    Blossom Receives the Clean & Green Technology Award for OC Tech Alliance’s 22nd Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards
    The Blossom Smart Sprinkler Controller has received the Clean Tech/Green Tech Award for its technology providing users with as a simple, smart, and economical solution to irrigation water waste. The honor was presented by the Orange County Technology Alliance at the annual High-Tech Innovation Awards gala dinner on October 8 at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Read more...
    22 July 2015
    Smart Watering System from Blossom Addresses New Water Cutbacks
    It’s a water crisis of epic proportions. More than half of the United States is experiencing some form of drought, with California being hit the hardest. For the first time in history, mandatory water restrictions have been imposed in the state; California residents must cut their water usage by as much as 25 percent. Read more...
    1 June 2015
    This Father’s Day Give the Gift of Smart Watering with Blossom

    Give dad the ultimate smart home gift – but for the outdoors. The Blossom Smart Sprinkler Controller is a first-of-its-kind smart sprinkler system that brings the smart home to the yard – reducing water utility bills up to 30 percent and giving dad easy control of his home’s irrigation schedule from his smartphone or tablet. For the month of June – in honor of both Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month – consumers can save 20 percent.

    16 April 2015
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Blossom Founder Advocates Water Conservation, One Yard at a Time

    WHAT: Water usage in the United States is rising every year, and the pressure is on all across the country to conserve water — with California being hit the hardest. For the first time in state history, Gov. Jerry Brown has mandated a cut in urban water use statewide by 25 percent — leaving consumers wondering just how they can conserve water. With yards at the forefront of water waste, what if there was a way to keep lawns lush and green — while still complying with the new usage restrictions? The answer lies in the Golden State’s own back yard.

    6 January 2015
    New Smart Watering System From Blossom Extends the Smart Home Into the Yard, Debuts at CES

    LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Jan 6, 2015) – The Internet of Things has entered the backyard. This week at the 2015 International CES, the way we water our yards will be forever changed, thanks to a new smart watering system from Blossom. Blossom is a first-of-its-kind smart sprinkler system that conserves water, significantly reduces water utility bills and gives users control from their smart phone, tablet or computer — extending the benefits of an automated home to the yard. Blossom will be publically shown for the first time at ShowStoppers at CES 2015, one of the consumer electronics industry’s largest international media events.

    18 November 2014
    Smart Watering System From Blossom Adapts to Local Weather, Conserves Water and Drives Cost Savings

    IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 18, 2014) – Smart homes are becoming less of a conceptual ideal and more of a reality. In fact, 31 million smart home systems are expected to be installed by 2017. Home automation via the Internet of Things brings numerous benefits — but what if these benefits could extend to outside the home as well? With Blossom, they can.

  • Press Kit

    Blossom’s media relations team is here to help you. When reaching out for more information, please let us know your name, the nature of your request and who you are with. For your convenience – press documents, product images and app screenshots are available below. For non-media queries, please visit our Knowledge Base or contact Blossom’s support team at +1 855-976-5315 10am-6pm PT, toll-free or email Thank you.

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    Blossom Brand Kit

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