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Re: Weather/Irrigation

I think I've suggested this before. Maybe not. Go to the plumbing section of Home Depot. Find the irrigation stuff. Among the irrigation parts and pieces, there is usually a pile of free 30-page pamphlets from DIG Corporation, "Wise Watering for Beautiful Landscape... Planning and Installation Guide." It may also be available on line at


It's a very good primer on micro irrigation devices and gadgets, what they do and how they're used. Of course, it's limited to DIG products--other national brands include RainBird [John Deere] and Toro--but it's a good place to start. And it's free.

On Apr 19, 2005, at 9:54 PM, Donna wrote:

Well if someone finds the perfect system-- add my name to the subject line
so I don't miss it....

Here in Zone 5, like Kitty, I don't think I want to haul them up every
season, but I am tired of dragging hoses. (although last season I don't'
think I even watered!)

How easy are they to change configuration... my plants are on wheels most
times, seems I never plant them where they should be the first time around..


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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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