[NAFEX] Advice on drip irrigation
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Mon Apr 3 17:34:09 EDT 2006
I am also using Dripworks' product. Pricey, but very convenient for
the small/backyard grower. they provide excellent support. I don't
use soaker hose, I use various types of emitters around the trees and
On Apr 3, 2006, at 9:19 AM, Jim Fruth wrote:
> The best drip irrigation that I have discovered for irrigating
> comes from The Dripworks, a California based Company. I use their
> polyethylene mainline because I can use the same fittings that I
> use for
> T-Tape™. I use T-Tape for irrigating all of the berry bushes.
> My trees get irrigated around their drip-line using 1/4" soaker
> with barbs into the mainline, barbs that are especially designed for
> collecting water from the mail-line. As the trees grow, I move the
> lines further out along the circumference and only need to move
> them once
> every year or so. This system allows for a minimum investment of
> both time
> and dollars.
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm
> Pequot Lakes, MN
> Jams, Jellies and Syrups
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