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Re: watering hosta gardens with irrigation system?

  • Subject: Re: watering hosta gardens with irrigation system?
  • From: "cbctplant" cbctplant@sbcglobal.net
  • Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 17:59:12 -0400

Cindy,
I know Warren Pollock has an irrigation system, I'll forward your question
to him for your neighbor. I know he adjusted things after living with it for
a couple of summers now.
Carol in CT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindy Johnson" <cidjohnson323@comcast.net>
To: "hosta-open@mallorn.com" <hosta-open@hort.net>; "hostapix"
<hostapix@yahoogroups.com>; "Bakken, Judy" <jlbakken@ties2.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 5:37 PM
Subject: watering hosta gardens with irrigation system?


> Hi folks,
>
> My neighbor (with large shade gardens full of hostas) just had an
irrigation
> system put in.  The installers told her to water for 20 minutes every
other
> day.  She's very concerned that that kind of watering will only make her
many
> hostas and trees shallow rooted.
>
> Do any of you hosta gardeners use irrigation systems?  If so, how do you
set
> the automatic timers?
>
> Thanks!
> Cindy Johnson
> White Bear Lake, MN
>
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