Moisture Manager is not a wetting agent, polymer, penetrant, or antitranspirant. No other product has the ability to actually attract free water molecules and then release them through osmosis into the roots of your plants. It is a truly unique compound that has no equal.
To obtain the best results, Moisture Managershould be applied by a professional applicator. For service in your area, call one of the authorized contractors in the green side bar.
Authorized Applicators listed on this website guarantee that with regular treatments every three months, you will be able to use one half the required water* or your money back
Moisture Manager FAQ’s
Moisture Manager is a plant-based hygroscopic humectant (a fancy way of saying it attracts water and then condenses it) originally developed in Australia.
Moisture Manager is a blend of a plant-based active ingredient and carriers, such as tiny bits of clay and a special wetting agent that assures even distribution throughout the soil profile.
Moisture Manager bears a USDA Biobased Product certification. To read the MSDS, click HERE.
Once watered in, Moisture Manager goes to the plants roots and adjacent soil, where it attracts and condenses water directly from water vapor – in other words humidity.
At 99% humidity, plant roots stop absorbing water because they can only use water in droplet form (above 100% humidity).
All that lost water then soon enough evaporates, and while it does, the plants don’t have access to any of it.
Since water lost to evaporation accounts for up to 50% of water use, it’s important to reduce evaporation whenever possible.
Moisture Manager remains active for up to three months, collecting the evaporating water and putting it where it’s needed – on the roots. It is effective down to 20 per cent humidity.
If left out in the open, the active ingredient (a dry white powder) easily extracts water out of the air at 35% relative humidity, becoming a pool of clear water within 30 minutes.
Moisture Manager is completely safe for pets, humans and the environment. It biodegrades in about three months. It is currently used on countless vegetable gardens and crops.
It is not a GMO product – none of the ingredients used to create it were genetically modified in any way.
Moisture Manager is a granular product that is applied using a drop or chest-spreader. As the applicator walks over the area to be treated, the spreader applies the product evenly.
It can also be applied by tractor using a pto broadcast spreader and hopper.
The minimum charge for each treatment is only $49, and covers up to 1000 square feet, which is about the size of two 2-car garages, or 50 feet by 20 feet. The cost of the water saved far exceeds that!
If the area treated is larger than 1000 square feet, the charge is 4.9 cents per square foot for the total square feet of area treated.
755 square feet treated:
$49 (minimum charge applies).
1450 square feet treated:
1450 sq. feet x 4.9 cents = $71
Moisture Manager costs less than a nickel per square foot when professionally applied.
Simply call Us! We are Authorized Moisture Manager Applicators 1-800-497-4075 or Contact Us to get a free no-obligation quote online.
You don’t need to water before application. After application, water normally for two weeks, then you can cut back.
With Moisture Manager, you can save up to 50% of the water you’d normally need on your lawns and plants.
Tip: You can adjust your sprinklers to water the drier areas more by cutting back on the heads that put out too much water in a given area. Use the test above to determine how long to water, then locate the fullest cups. The heads that cover those wetter areas can be turned down, increasing the pressure to heads that will benefit by the extra water pressure created.
Moisture Manager treatments last up to three months. The manufacturer suggests repeat applications as long as drought conditions prevail, or whenever water conservation is desired.
Moisture Manager is not a replacement for water. It works by extending the drying cycle dramatically, when up to 50% of the water evaporates into the atmosphere.
Once you water the Moisture Manager in, it takes about three weeks to begin working. Water normally for the first three weeks, then you can cut back.
With Moisture Manager, you can either water less frequently (because the evaporation that occurs during the drying cycle is transferred as droplets to the plant’s roots, so plants don’t dry out as fast between waterings), or you could water just as often, but cut back up to 50% of the required water (see the next section) when you do water.
Under normal conditions, lawns need about one inch of water a week to be happy and green.
How Moisture Manager Works
Have you ever heard that we lose up to 50% of our water to evaporation?
Evaporation is our enemy…
That’s true, but maybe not quite the way you thought:
It’s not the spray from sprinklers that evaporates; the evaporation happens some days after the water soaks in. It turns out that plants (except redwood trees and ferns) can’t use water unless it’s in droplet form. They can’t use humidity, even when it’s laden with water. Every time the soil dries after you water (or it rains), there’s a point when the droplets are gone and the remaining water is in the form of humidity. At 99% humidity, plants stop absorbing water, and the humidity slowly evaporates into the atmosphere. This represents an enormous amount of water, water your plants can’t absorb.
Moisture Manager condenses this humidity into droplets that plants can use, so a light rain or infrequent watering becomes available to thirsty plants. In fact, the active ingredient in Moisture Manager is able to extract moisture out of the air, changing itself into a pool of water in just thirty minutes at 31% humidity (that’s low). Once applied and watered in, plant roots take up water, but the Moisture Manager molecule is too big to enter the root, so it builds up a film on each root. This film attracts water like nobody’s business. Any moisture available in the soil gets condensed onto the roots, rather than being evaporated away and lost. This water-stretching effect lasts about three months before the product biodegrades harmlessly.
Moisture Manager is not a replacement for water – it serves to reduce the amount of water you use outdoors, not eliminate watering. Lawns need about one inch of water a week, but can survive on half that amount when treated with Moisture Manager. The manufacturer recommends that Moisture Manager be applied every three months during dry conditions.
- Moisture Manager is a USDA Biobased Product, so it’s completely safe and nontoxic.
- Moisture Manager should be applied by a professional applicator.
Use up to 50% less water on your lawn and landscape!
Moisture Manager is your answer!
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