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Re: Fall
  • Subject: Re: Fall
  • From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 19:04:41 -0400

Can't you use a hose with a shut-off instead of hauling? We have a very shallow well, too. I can't lift a full watering can, so I only carry water to the plants on the porch, but there's no danger in burning out the well pump with limited watering otherwise. I often use a slow drip in the landscape. It's continuous high volume watering that will burn out a pump. And usually only then if your pressure tank isn't working properly.


----- Original Message ----- From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fall

Since we are on a well, I can only haul water in buckets - don't
dare use a hose for fear of burning out the well pump. Since my
back isn't what it once was, I can only haul so many buckets, so
I mainly water the container-garden in my breezeway and on the
front stoop. Everything else just parches.

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