Irrigation Methods

When it comes to watering your garden, you can’t go wrong with a hose or watering can, but if you’re looking to save some time or be more efficient with your water usage, check out these alternative watering options:

Above ground sprinkler systems are relatively easy to install but might not be so efficient if you have a large space to water. 

In ground sprinkler systems might take more work to install but will require less upkeep and intervention once implemented.

Ollas, clay pots that are filled with water and planted amongst crops, allow for water to be slowly released to the soil during dry conditions. Learn more about this ancient technique here.

Drip irrigation is another good option for conserving water, especially in larger gardens

Visit these links for more ideas for irrigation practices you can use in your garden: