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Irri(g)tation

Got the lawn done, now need to decide if I HAVE to buy a new irrigation timer? [more inside]
posted by silsurf on Mar 9, 2014 - 5 answers

Help me send water up the wall

This evening I'll be installing a new drip irrigation system for our garden. I've got vegetables down low, plus some planted on top of an 8-foot retaining wall, and I'm wondering if the system will work. [more inside]
posted by sleevener on Jun 5, 2013 - 7 answers

Wanted: Nest of irrigation control systems

Is there a wifi/web-based irrigation control system available? Ideally it would track weather patterns and moisture levels. Not interested in ethernet cable-based systems. Basically looking for the Nest of irrigation systems.
posted by letitrain on Dec 14, 2012 - 11 answers

How to Hook up this Drip System?

How do I hook up this irrigation/drip system? I have an outside faucet for garden hoses. What do I need to buy, and where can I buy it? How does it work? Bought a house with this installed.
posted by sandmanwv on Jun 20, 2012 - 5 answers

Can I water my lawn this way?

A question about the lifting capacity of sponges, gravity, pvc tubing and whether my lawn can be irrigated. [more inside]
posted by otto42 on May 23, 2012 - 9 answers

Tell me about water.

Looking for facts about water, in part because I'd like to pass them on to a conservative friend. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on May 8, 2012 - 15 answers

What is this weird circle in Burkina Faso?

What is this feature on the Google Map of Burkina Faso? There's more than one. [more inside]
posted by quadrilaterals on Sep 27, 2011 - 7 answers

Do I need to winterize sprinklers in Portland?

Do I need to winterize my sprinkler system in Portland, OR? If so, how? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSimple on Oct 16, 2010 - 6 answers

Help me water my square foot garden!

I've built my first square foot garden, and I'm looking for tips on how I can automate (or at least make easier) the watering process. [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on May 29, 2010 - 8 answers

Irritated Enough To Irrigate

Ear wax-filter: I'm looking for some advice and/or tips about dealing with earwax blockage in one ear (resulting in muffled hearing) and the proper usage of at-home irrigation systems. [more inside]
posted by Mael Oui on Jan 31, 2010 - 44 answers

What is the best most thorough method of testing one's water?

I am thinking about cultivating a small vegetable patch area near a river. What would be the best method to thoroughly test the water for nasty contaminants like arsenic, lead or other spooky chemicals I can't even pronounce? [more inside]
posted by Sentus on Jan 25, 2010 - 18 answers

Shutting off the Electricity to the Solenoid Valve

One of the zones in my outdoor sprinkler isn't working, caused it appears by a malfunctioning solenoid valve. I spent the morning learning how to inspect, repair and/or replace it, and I'm about to do so, but I am unsure as to whether electricity is running to it. How can I know? [more inside]
posted by scunning on Aug 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Parallel Plastic Tubes

What is this series of tubes? [more inside]
posted by Tube on Apr 19, 2009 - 6 answers

right name for a type of plumbing thing?

what's-it-called-filter: I want to add a water spigot for gardening away from the house, rather than having it come directly out of the wall. What should I be searching/asking for?! [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Jun 18, 2008 - 8 answers

How should bamboo in containers be drip irrigated?

How best can I drip irrigate containers of bamboo in Southern California? [Photos and detailed information provided] [more inside]
posted by tarthur on Mar 27, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me find this product!

Curtain-like, wall hanging, transparent plastic, self watering planter I can no longer find on the internet. [more inside]
posted by machaus on Jun 21, 2007 - 1 answer

How do I get food out of my sinus cavity?

Food in sinus cavity, need help extricating it! Kind of icky... [more inside]
posted by Mister Cheese on Apr 26, 2007 - 25 answers

Neti Pot Nose Nuisance

Neti pot users- what am I doing wrong? [more inside]
posted by oflinkey on Dec 11, 2006 - 12 answers

Soap that won't kill plants?

I have a crazy idea involving my washing machine, its outflow, and my garden, but there's a little problem involving suds... [more inside]
posted by wanderingmind on Feb 28, 2006 - 10 answers

Is there an irrigation system that easily water plants on a patio?

GardeningFilter: is there an irrigation system that easily waters plants in containers on a patio? [more inside]
posted by quadog on Jul 12, 2005 - 8 answers

Drip drip drip, but how often?

How often should I drip irrigate my front yard in foggy San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on May 21, 2005 - 4 answers

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