May 16, 2011

Drip Irrigation

Soaker hose in action

I have these wild dreams about having a beautiful, lush flower garden despite the fact that I generally ignore my flower beds once vegetable season gets going. This year I thought I'd try to pamper the flowers a little bit by installing a crude drip irrigation system. I snaked 150 feet of soaker hose throughout my front flower bed. In theory, all I'll have to do is mulch the area and give the bed a nice soak ever once in a while to keep it from petering out mid-summer. Here's hoping...

1 comment:

  1. Yay technology. Hopefully it will work for you. Can't wait to see photos of the flowers.


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