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Here’s an easy way to ensure water is delivered close to the plant’s root zone, preventing water loss through runoff and evaporation.It can be used in a container or directly in the garden, buried with the spout exposed for filling with a hose or watering can. You may add a water-soluble fertilizer to feed your plants at the same time.The durable polypropylene insert is 10" long with a 3" diameter bulb.
Save Water With This DIY Rain Barrel
Nothing beats rainwater for keeping plants healthy. It contains more oxygen than tap water and helps release micronutrients in the soil. So saving what comes off your roof not only saves you a bit of cash, it makes the garden healthier — if you want to learn more about using harvested rainwater in your garden, here is a helpful overview.This simple do-it-yourself rain barrel only takes a couple of hours to make. All you need is a heavy-duty commercial trash can (don’t get an inexpensive can —
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Trying to get the last few inches of reach by pulling on a hose can cause it to kink at the faucet.This 6-5/8" kink eliminator simply connects between a standard hose and faucet, bending in a smooth curve under tension to prevent unwanted kinks and extend hose life. The 5/8" I.D. nylon hose has zinc-plated brass fittings.FDA approved for use with potable water.Made in Canada.
Learn the Best Ways to Deal with Storm Water
You can turn landscaping for water drainage solutions into features that enhance your yard—and protect natural waterways. Ditches can be landscaped as swales that look like creek beds or small meadows. Gutter water can flow into rain gardens that provide a habitat for butterflies and birds. And driveways, patios, and walkways can be constructed of pervious paving that never puddles because water seeps through. Since these measures allow storm water to sink into the soil gradually, they help redu