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Placed my soaker hose today

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Placed my soaker hose today

Post  philct on Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:28 pm

[img]http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/[/img]Nice timer that can be set for time, day, and duration.. picked up at Home Depot for 40 bucks

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Does anyone have experience with these soaker hoses? This was running for about 15 minutes or so on low pressure. Will it soak the whole bed as I still see dry spots?
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Re: Placed my soaker hose today

Post  landarch on Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:38 pm

you may need to adjust your timer to run long enough to make sure you wet the entire bed to a certain depth...if you find doing this makes some areas too wet, then you may need to reconfigure/ add more length to the soaker hose.

also, the edges of the bed are more exposed to sun/heat and may dry out quicker...so you may want to try running a portion of hose around edge depening on the plants in those boxes.

this is just off the top of my head and I have not installed this type of system yet.
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