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Thread: Watering Methods
06-21-2012, 02:18 PM #1
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21 June 2012 Watering Methods. 21 June 2012 Watering Methods.
I seldom water except for very young plants, and extreme dry conditions. I donít have a sprinkler on the property, and consider them inefficient and not very effective, except for watering grass. I never water grass.
Usually I utilize my four barrels of rain water. The wheelbarrow is used to transport the rainwater to the garden area, utilizing a milk cartoon carrier(or egg carton carrier)as a baffle to prevent spillage due to wave action when moving the wheelbarrow.
In extreme dry conditions it is necessary to use city water.The city water is delivered to the plant root system using a water wand cut off and pushed into the requires area. In the main garden it is very easy to walk along a row and push the wand into the ground every few feet and get the water to roots, where it is required.The foliage is not wetted, and there is little wastage of water.Durgan
http://durgan.org/2011/ Garden Journal
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