For one square yard?
 Subject: For one square yard?
 From: "taramark" <taramark@WCTAtel.net>
 Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 03:30:30 0500
Thank you again, Gregory.
Dare I ask: How many gallons per week
for one square yard?
With gratitude for your patience,
Corinne
> > One inch of water = one inch in height over any surface area. To
> > convert to gallons, you would need to know the surface area. If 1,000
> > sq. feet surface area, one inch deep can be calculated. 1 ft = 12" 1000
> > sq feet = 14,000 square inches. One inch of water over this area =
> > 14,000 cubic inches.
> >
> > 1 gallon = 231 cubic inch so one inch of water over this area = 60
> > gallons
> >
> > More is better. Apply relatively lots over a relatively short time
> > period, then wait for soil to drain before watering again.
> >
> > How long does it take for soil to drain? Depends on your soil; it's
> > texture (sand, silt, clay), compaction, organic matter content, slope,
> > underlying material. Dig a hole, fill the hole with water and time how
> > long it takes for soil to drain. To prosper, Roots need balance of
> > oxygen as well as water.
> >
> >
> > Gregory R. Smith
> > ISA Certified Arborist #IL0020
> > for Arborsmith  Craftsmen in the care of trees
> > 2173568677
> >
> >
> >  Original Message
> > From: ownerhostaopen@hort.net [mailto:ownerhostaopen@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of taramark
> > Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 3:10 AM
> > To: hostaopen@hort.net
> > Subject: One inch of water is....
> >
> > OK, one inch of rain per week.......
> >
> > so, one inch of water is......how many gallons?
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Corinne
> >
> > 
> >
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>
> Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 08:25:53 0400
> From: Diane <trueblue2@mindspring.com>
> Subject: Re: hostaopen DIGEST V1 #5 (RE: One inch of water is....)
>
> OK, it's great to know the scientific/mathematical calculation of how
> much one inch of water per week is, but some gardeners will need this in
> layman's terms. I was told a simple method of determining this about 15
> years ago, and it works for me.
>
> One inch of water per week is enough water to soak most soil types to a
> depth of 12". Of course, looser sandy soils will soak to that depth
> more quickly. How to determine if you have enough without digging a big
> hole? A rain guage is a great tool. If you don't use a rain guage,
> however, you can use an old 2 quart saucepan (a beat up $.50 one from a
> garage sale is good). When watering, or during rainstorms, you'll know
> you have gotten one inch of rain when the saucepan is filled.
>
> Diane Frederick
>
>
> taramark wrote:
>
> >Well.....thank you, Gregory.
> >I shall study this.
> >
> >Corinne
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >> One inch of water is....
> >> RE: One inch of water is....
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 03:10:04 0500
> >>From: "taramark" <taramark@WCTAtel.net>
> >>Subject: One inch of water is....
> >>
> >>OK, one inch of rain per week.......
> >>
> >>so, one inch of water is......how many gallons?
> >>
> >>Thank you,
> >>
> >>Corinne
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 07:17:25 0500
> >>From: "Gregory R. Smith" <forshade@prairienet.org>
> >>Subject: RE: One inch of water is....
> >>
> >>Greetings from flatland Champaign, IL U.S.A. . . . .
> >>
> >>One inch of water = one inch in height over any surface area. To
> >>convert to gallons, you would need to know the surface area. If 1,000
> >>sq. feet surface area, one inch deep can be calculated. 1 ft = 12" 1000
> >>sq feet = 14,000 square inches. One inch of water over this area =
> >>14,000 cubic inches.
> >>
> >>1 gallon = 231 cubic inch so one inch of water over this area = 60
> >>gallons
> >>
> >>More is better. Apply relatively lots over a relatively short time
> >>period, then wait for soil to drain before watering again.
> >>
> >>How long does it take for soil to drain? Depends on your soil; it's
> >>texture (sand, silt, clay), compaction, organic matter content, slope,
> >>underlying material. Dig a hole, fill the hole with water and time how
> >>long it takes for soil to drain. To prosper, Roots need balance of
> >>oxygen as well as water.
> >>
> >>
> >>Gregory R. Smith
> >>ISA Certified Arborist #IL0020
> >>for Arborsmith  Craftsmen in the care of trees
> >>2173568677
> >>
> >>
> >> Original Message
> >>From: ownerhostaopen@hort.net [mailto:ownerhostaopen@hort.net] On
> >>Behalf Of taramark
> >>Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 3:10 AM
> >>To: hostaopen@hort.net
> >>Subject: One inch of water is....
> >>
> >>OK, one inch of rain per week.......
> >>
> >>so, one inch of water is......how many gallons?
> >>
> >>Thank you,
> >>
> >>Corinne
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >
>
> 
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