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RE: water drip kits

Alrighty then I got from Jesse Rene', but I only have one outside faucet
on this whole place so drip irrigation is not an option. I do it
manually. For all this exercise I don't seem to get any thinner..

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 18 Aug 2003 20:21:19 -0500

>AS Pam would say-- alrighty then.... feel free to stop by and install it
>Actually, I just don't get how it works. Like as you cross over the
>grassy areas from the faucet to the garden... duh!.... 
>And like to get into a raised bed, then what, you see all this hosing
>everywhere that you are tripping on or rolling over with a load of
>And hanging baskets, or even just ones standing around....
>And is it on a plug in timer? Another big duh! And if everything is not
>connected, then isn't it the same as moving the sprinkler around?
>Not the brightest crayon in the box on this subject. Maybe if I saw how
>someone had it installed it would make sense, but just trying to think
>it thru is not working!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of Richard T. Apking
>> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 8:22 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] water drip kits
>> Hi Donna,
>> I've used drip irrigation in my veggie garden for the past 8 years,
>and am
>> a
>> real believer.  I unreservedly recommend them, especially if you are a
>> lazy
>> gardener as I am.  They are connected to a timer that waters them when
>> forget.  My row crops are watered by soaker-type hoses that mate with
>> drip system.
>> For my flowers I also use the drippers, the variety of accessories is
>> virtually endless, and you'll find a gadget for every problem.  If you
>> want
>> more information, just ask.  Rich in Z-5, where it is raining for the
>> first
>> time in 6 weeks.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2003 6:30 PM
>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] water drip kits
>> > Is it worth the fee?
>> >
>> > Donna
>> >
>> > >
>> > > I've mentioned before the Jim Dulley feature in the home section
>> > our
>> > > Sunday newspaper.  This week his article was on drip kits.  He
>> > as
>> > > much as he could in a single column, but he also offered his
>> > > #999,
>> > > 4 pages of:
>> > > buyers guide of 12 drip-watering systems manufacturers describing
>> > > system, kits and access available, typical dripper layout and a
>> > > landscaping
>> > > watering chart.  Go to:
>> > > www.dulley.com
>> > >
>> > > If anyone's interested, I can send you the pdf file.
>> > >
>> > > Kitty
>> >
>> >
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Pam Evans
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