Build a drip irrigation system for under $50


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Watering plants in your garden yourself can cost you valuable time especially if you are tending to a large yard. And sometimes you waste water since it’s difficult to regulate the amount of water you let flow in your garden.

Drip Irrigation System

One way you can save time and water is to equip your garden with this drip irrigation system.

This PVC project is cheap, easy and can be adjusted to fit your garden. It waters your garden slowly but deeply, making efficient use of water. So it does not only save you time, it also lowers your water bill!

Do you need a drip irrigation system in your vegetable garden?

You’ll need these materials:

  • 3/4″ PVC Pipe
  • 1/2″ PVC Pipe (with non-threaded T-connectors and End Caps)
  • PVC Cement
  • 1/2″ PVC Couples
  • 3/4″ Elbow Joint
  • Female Hose/Faucet Connector
  • Sand Paper

And these tools:

  • Measuring Tape
  • Hacksaw
  • Cordless Drill (with 1/8″ Drill Bit)

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You can get step-by-step here