August 16, 2011

How Vegetable Gardens Benefit from Drip Watering

Vegetable gardening is growing ever more popular because of the tough economy. Gardens require a lot of care such as weeding, watering and much more. For your vegetable gardens and flower beds, drip irrigation may be the best watering route you can take.
Water drip systems allow you to direct water straight to the sources where it is needed. Rather than wasting water with conventional lawn sprinklers, you can give your plants and vegetables the water they need at a fraction of the cost.
More than that, you can easily set up a dripper irrigation system on an automatic timer to further help save you money and conserve. You won't have to remember to turn the water on or off and, if programmed properly, your drip system timer will make sure to water efficiently without taking up your time and energy.
Setting up a micro irrigation system is easy as well. It can be a quick do-it-yourself project that takes only a matter of hours. In one day, you can have a soaker system or drip system that is more effective than a traditional garden sprinkler system.
Vegetables, plants and flowers can greatly benefit from having their own dripping irrigation system and you can create your own micro sprinkler system with Orbit sprinkler parts that are cost-effective and easy to use.


Phil Goold is a retired landscaper of 30 years. He loves being outside more than anything else, except maybe pie. He enjoys connecting with other landscapers and gardeners because everyone brings something new and fun to the table. Connect with Phil on Twitter and Google+.

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