Drip irrigation is one of the best ways to get much needed water to your landscape and garden plants. It saves water, helps organize and put your plants into zones, and can be a fun project that anyone can do over a weekend.
These posts are provided from the real life experiences of a long time master gardener and a summary of success and failure.
Drip irrigation, also known as low-flow irrigation, micro-irrigation, and trickle irrigation, is the slow, metered delivery of water through special watering emitters. A correctly working drip irrigation system conserves water by reducing runoff and evaporation, and delivering the right amount of water at the right time. This kind of irrigation also encourages healthy plant development, inhibits weed growth, and lowers insect issues. Drip irrigation systems may save … Read the rest
Running a flower farm has forced me to learn quite a bit about drip irrigation and watering systems, probably more than I would ever want to know. I thought I’d put together a Drip Irrigation tips post, and hopefully save some poor souls from the mistakes I have made over the years, save some beautiful plants and some money.