Your seedlings are ready to be transplanted, you have drawn your plan and bought the parts accordingly: it is time to take action. Before you start, make sure you have all the necessary parts. Just like an electrical circuit, if a room is missing, the entire system will be paralyzed. Think about it! Install the … Continue reading “Install your micro-irrigation system in 10 steps”
Category: Drip Irrigation
Choose your drippers and the watering time
Step 1) Water volume Define the volume of water required in a week (for a plant or for an entire area). See the blog post How much water to water my plants for a simple and effective calculation. Ex .: I have to supply 10 liters per week to my watering zone. Step 2) Number … Continue reading “Choose your drippers and the watering time”
How much water for my plants?
This is the big question of all amateur gardeners! Too much water can rot the roots of some plants or bring various diseases. Not enough water does not allow the fruit to grow well or worse, the plant dries out and can die. A magic number to remember: 2.5 Either 2.5 cm or 1 inch … Continue reading “How much water for my plants?”
How to plan your micro-irrigation system
At this stage, you have decided to make micro-irrigation the ideal irrigation technique to meet your needs. You are almost ready to take action! Do not be intimidated by the technical installation of the system and start with a plan. No need for artistic skills to make your plan, simple scribbles will do. The important … Continue reading “How to plan your micro-irrigation system”
Explaining the parts and pieces of Gardena’s Drip Irrigation System
Explaining Gardena Drip Irrigation System parts and pieces In the previous article “What’s Drip Irrigation?”, we have demystified the how-tos of drip irrigation also commonly known as micro-irrigation. Being a particularly-effective and sustainable solution to water waste, drip irrigation is the most important innovation in the watering industry. While the timer automatically distribute the amount … Continue reading “Explaining the parts and pieces of Gardena’s Drip Irrigation System”
What is Drip Irrigation?
Watering one’s garden, flowerbed, flower pots, small shrubs, or tomato plants, one drop at a time, may seem impossible. However, micro irrigation, also known as drip irrigation, is a well-known process that saves limited resources such as time and water. Since the invention of sprinklers in the 1930s, micro irrigation is the most important innovation … Continue reading “What is Drip Irrigation?”