Added by on 2013-04-04

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Raised beds, containers and Square Foot Gardens all need lots of water. Here’s a simple irrigation system that you can put together for around . (US dollars) Tip: You can make it any size.

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19 Comments

  • Daniel Erdy 4 years ago

    would anyone like to trade fig tree cuttings? shoot? me an? email Ediblelandscaping.sc@gmail.com

  • james lujack 4 years ago

    i am? sold ….it takes too long handwatering in arkansas and a sprinkler does miss a lot of plants. I am gonna try this…….thanks!!!

  • frankz00 4 years ago

    Ya gotta love YouTube haters. Especially when they call themselves “whothehellgivesadamn”? LOL

  • greenbaylady 4 years ago

    Hey, this is a great idea. I just installed my rain barrel system and need to water my vegetable garden by just opening my hose? bib. I have low back problems and it hurts to stand there holding a hose and watering not just my veggies but also promoting weeds.
    This way I can direct my watering directly to the plants themselves …. terrific!!!

  • Z1ChinaWhite 4 years ago

    that is really? nice and simple. great idea for my parents green house thanks!

  • Pengfixx 4 years ago

    Nice, simple. I am using some soaker hoses for? roughly the same concept. Thank you for sharing this 🙂

  • schoorl200 4 years ago

    still not sure how to put it? together. What is the second elbow for?? Wouldnt it be just enough to have a pipel that is closed at one end and have some drain holes in it, or do you you have several of these things ‘in series’

  • alohajason 4 years ago

    how’s? the pvc drip holding up after 1.5 years?

  • alohajason 4 years ago

    cuz he had 3/4 laying? around the house

  • Weedytje 4 years ago

    I made mine a lot deeper and have root irrigation installed at about 40cm and 20cm deep. Same system.
    There? is no need to mulch a square foot garden as the plants cover the soil completely.

  • harbringerlod 4 years ago

    proper drip irrigation uses less water than hand watering because you loose less water to evaporation and wasting water? outside of the root zone

  • whothehellgivesadamn 4 years ago

    WHY NOT PUT A REDUCER? DOWN TO 1/2 INCH PIPE SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO RUN 3/4

  • 2010bowhunter 4 years ago

    love love is idea im going to see if i can do something like that with my garden i dont have water hoes so? i might change it up a bight

  • ElLeonidas2009 4 years ago

    same here it? was 116 today

  • reelthing4u 4 years ago

    ok i dont think this will work for me. by the you add up all the hot water in the hose.summer temps here are 110 plus.the hot water in hose will kill my plants.?

  • Ivanlamperouge 4 years ago

    I’m not against drip irrigation but I think it is a waste of water because you use more water than hand watering them. If you are concern about the moist then a mulch is a great moist retainer.?

  • mattycolbourne 4 years ago

    I have built a few of these and they work great as long as your ground is level, even a small? drop can cause you to have a lot of flow at the lower end and not much at the top. but they are inexpensive to build and work well.

  • PCOStherealdeal 4 years ago

    Great option for us… ehh hem budget gardener’s. 😉 but I have one question. Are you at all worried about leeching of chemicals from the PVC pipe into your soil? I use pvc pipe for? the bone’s of my hoop house but I don’t know if I would want water running through it. I guess I could always use a soaker hose.

  • TheDearpeople 4 years ago

    Cool? Damon! I need to try this!