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Great for sq. ft. gardening - Irregular shaped garden beds - Around plants and trees - Place around Plants.
Great for sq. ft. gardening
Irregular shaped garden beds
Around trees
and around Plants

 

 

Plan Help

Four drip lines coming off a 1/2" tubing header.

A setup using shut off valves and mounting clamps.

Using a 1/2" tee with two soaker drip lines.

Attaching soaker drip line

Attaching a soaker drip line with a transfer barb.

Drip Half Connectors

How to use Tees and Elbows with raised beds.

Garden Bed Drip Irrigation Kit*

$70.00 - 50 ft. Mainline Tubing
$76.00 - 100 ft. Mainline Tubing

This is our easiest and most versatile kit to use and is great for short rows, small or irregularly shaped garden beds and square foot gardening. There is enough tubing and drip line to water three 4' x 8' raised garden beds with four 8' soaker drip lines each.

Setup is a snap! Just punch a hole in the mainline tubing. Attach each soaker drip line with a transfer barb and push it into the hole. End each line with a goof plug. Each emitter is spaced six inches apart with two outlets each, the bending radius is one inch minimum, and the maximum length of drip line per row is 14 ft.

For best results your barrels should be elevated at least 4 feet off the ground to maintain the minimum requirement of 2 psi. when the barrel is less than 3/4 empty, otherwise you can elevate it just 3 ft. which would help maintain some of the pressure when the barrel is less than full. If you are raising your beds 1 foot or higher, the base of your barrels should be at least 3 feet above the highest point in your garden to maintain the extra pressure needed when redirecting the tubing up and over your beds.

If you maintain the pressure of 2 psi and use 100 ft. of Soaker Dripline, each emitter (200) will produce .16 gph or 32 gph total. That being said, how long your water lasts depends on the length of time you leave your spigot open. To ensure that you have enough water for the time set, we recommend using a 275 gal. tote or a system of at least three rain barrels.

Here is where experimentation comes in. Set your timer for 15 minutes, then test your soil to see if that was enough time for the water to reach your plant's root system. Adjust the start time(s) and duration accordingly, based on your results. How long your water actually lasts depends on your setup (number of emitters, soil condition, height of barrel(s), type of spigot, length of tubing, timer use, etc.).

The Garden Bed Drip Irrigation Kit includes:
1
50 ft. or 100 ft. 1/2" Mainline Tubing (save on shipping)
1
100 ft. 1/4" Soaker Drip Line
1
Deluxe Y Filter with 200 mesh screen and drain valve
1
Easy Loc Beginning
1
Pocket Punch Tool
1
Easy Loc Tee
1
Easy Loc Coupler
2
Easy Loc Elbows
2
Figure 8 Ends
10
U Shaped Hold Downs
10
Two way Goof Plugs
20
One Way Goof Plugs
20
Transfer Barbs
20
1/4" Hold Downs
Easy Instructions
Descriptive Images

Drip in EmitterTube with drip

These inline cylindrical drippers, spaced at 6" intervals, are clog resistant and self cleaning thanks to inlet filters and labyrinth passageways.

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Zero Pressure Battery Timer

The Solar Rain Barrel Timer*
$54.00

If you have ever forgotten to turn your drip irrigation off and emptied your rain barrel(s), this timer might be your best investment.


Other Drip Irrigation and Soaker Hose Kits

Introduction to Drip Irrigation
Rain Barrel Soaker Hose Kit
Landscape Drip Irrigation Kit
Garden Bed Drip Irrigation Kit
Row Crop Drip Irrigation Kit


Extra Parts For Garden Bed Drip Irrigation Kits

1/4" x 50' soaker drip line w/10 hold downs $19
bag of transfer barbs & plugs (20 ea.) $6
Bag of four Figure 8 Ends $1
Bag of 10 half inch Mounting Clamps with nails $4
1/2" tees & elbows $2.00 ea.
Bag of 4 Micro Flow Valves $3.00 (for shutting off individual lines)
10 PSI Regulator $12 (Use with reg. plumbing when barrels are empty.)
1/2" Coupler Valves $2.25 ea. (for shutting off individual raised beds)

Shipping Info

Please Note:

Drip kits sold in stores are not designed to work with most smaller rain barrel systems (1-4 PSI). They are designed for water pressures of 40-120 PSI and then reduced to 15-35 PSI with a regulator.

*Does not include rain barrel.

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