Summer is here and many people like to set up and maintain gardens and do landscaping. There are many different types of solar powered pumps you can use to irrigate the garden or lawn. These solar pumps and controllers also are useful when traditional electrical hookups are not practical in remote locations.
This article by horticulturalist Tony Bertauski gives a brief overview of setting up solar panel(s) to control a valve and and controller as well as a few thoughts about solar lighting.
Using solar power for landscaping at The Post & Courier.
Here's a guy hooking up a solar powered pump to irrigate his garden: