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How to water a large space efficiently #231728 Sep 1st, 2008 at 02:25 AM
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Hi all,

I'm finding that drip hoses just aren't the right answer and I'm hoping there is a better one. One that won't cost me more than I can afford.

Here is the problem. my garden space starts out about 16 feet wide but then widens to over 100 feet at the back of the garden space. And it is about 150 feet deep.

When it is all finished I hope to have a street side flower bed with golden chain trees, mock orange and a mixture of full sun annuals and perrenials. Then along the drive way I want to put in dwarf fruit trees about 8 of them interspersed with naking cherry bushes. Then about 50 feet down is a tree bed with 4 trees and a variety of sun and shade plants.

On the other side of the drive is where I want to put the veggie garden and directly in front of the house is a foundation bed 2 feet by 47 feet and a sidewalk bed that is 2 feet by 25 feet.

I'd like a way to water all of it without having to struggle with moving hoses.

The property is at a deep slant with the street being the highest elevation and the faucet being 100 feet down from the street so the water needs to go uphill. And it needs to cross the drive to get to the veggie bed.

The "soil" is rock and clay so it isn't easy to dig in.

To me it seems like an impossible task but maybe you can think of an answer for me. I sure would appreciate it.


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Re: How to water a large space efficiently [Re: tkhooper] #231738 Sep 1st, 2008 at 04:45 AM
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TK you still don't have any pic's?


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Re: How to water a large space efficiently [Re: suzydaze] #231865 Sep 2nd, 2008 at 04:25 AM
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I know awful right? I've been working on getting the new computer to connect to the internet but I've been having problems. Then I got sick and just didn't feel like fooling with it. But I'm missing some pictures I would like to take so maybe that will motivate me to get back at it. I hope so anyway.


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Re: How to water a large space efficiently [Re: tkhooper] #231888 Sep 2nd, 2008 at 09:42 AM
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if you find a good way with out dragging the hose let me know, I sure get tired of dragging it before I get everything watered.


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Re: How to water a large space efficiently [Re: suzydaze] #231945 Sep 2nd, 2008 at 11:56 PM
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I'll definitely let you know.


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