My guess is the ‘no watering between 10 AM - 6 PM’ practice was ‘born’ in your area!
Yes, you understand perfectly.
I want to use my Iro fully and completely in ‘Flex’ mode only. I want to save every drop of water I can for the community.
It would be nice if the Iro could simply understand that days really are not 24 hours to get in a day’s planned sprinkling. Instead, the hours available are determined by when the schedule is allowed to initially start, then all the way to midnight, minus the ‘don’t water during these hours’ time period.
Keep in mind that, at least here in TX, the restriction ‘flips’ in the winter time to when freezing is most likely to occur.
Since it’s wintertime here, now we can water during the 10 AM - 6 PM ‘window,’ but cannot water when it’s near, at, or below freezing.
My municipality drives around at night looking for errant sprinkler systems creating ice everywhere when watering when it’s too cold. And in the summer time they’re driving around during the day looking for those who are watering between 10 and 6 PM.
So it could be that a flex schedule is scheduled to start up at 1 AM but it’s at or below freezing. Then it gets to 10 AM where watering is again not allowed. Only when it gets to 6 PM is it both warmer than freezing and past the