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Drip irrigation supplies a small amount of water directly onto or within the ground from a supply tube. Small slots or holes in the tube allow the water to drip or seep from the tube. Since the water is not sprayed into the air, less is wasted by evaporation. Drip irrigation is very well suited for hot, dry areas and gives maximum use of limited water supplies. Drip irrigation may be used for watering gardens, flowers, trees and shrubs.

How to Order Drip Irrigation Equipment

To order Drip Irrigation Equipment, go to the Order Form , print the form, complete the information and mail with a check or money order. If you prefer, you may e-mail the Order Form and mail the check or money order. We do not accept Credit cards at this time.

Drip Irrigation Information for Home Gardens

Drip irrigation tape and garden hose fittingDrip irrigation tape is new innovation for watering a continuous strip such as a garden row or flowerbed. Drip tape is a thin-wall, flat plastic tube that expands under water pressure. Water drips out openings on 12- inch spacing. To avoid over pressure and splitting of the drip tape, the water pressure must be reduced from city or well pressure by a pressure regulator. A drip tape system is economical, easy to install and conserves water.

Drip Tape may be installed before or after the garden or flowers are planted. The drip tape is placed along or between rows. When water is supplied to the drip tape, a strip 6 to 18 inches wide will be watered. The width will depend on the drainage of your soil. Sandy soils will have a narrower watered strip.

Container gardens or flowers may also be watered easily using drip irrigation. The 4 way pot drippers have four low rate dripper stakes at the end of small tubes. Each tube is connected to a central emitter. The emitter may be pressed into 1/2 inch drip tubing or even your garden hose.Many of the 4 way drippers may be installed from a central tube to water all of your containers or planters. A pressure reducer should be used to reduce the pressure in the supply line.

Drip Irrigation Information for Market Gardens

Market gardens or truck farms can benefit by using drip irrigation for watering. This is especially true if you do not have access to plentiful surface water from a pond, lake or river. Drip irrigation can stretch limited and expensive water from wells, rural and city water supplies. Market gardens (sometimes called truck farms) which grow large quantities of produce, can water using one or two lines of drip tape in each bed or row. The drip tape is buried slightly below the ground so there is no water sprayed in the air to evaporate. Drip tape may also be placed below plastic mulch for additional control of moisture losses. These methods are successfully used in many areas to grow produce, strawberries, blue berries, and other crops.

Drip Irrigation Garden Experience

I have used drip tape several seasons for closely spaced tree seedlings, sweet corn and small vegetables. The tape works very well and can save both water and time. The only problems I have had were gophers chewing on the buried tape and crows pecking holes in the tape lying on the ground. However, these are not common problems. Holes can be repaired easily by adding a coupler. I recommend burying the tape just below the surface if you think birds might give you trouble.

I have used drip irrigation for watering Christmas trees since the first planting. It is relatively inexpensive and saves time and labor. It is readily adapted to use of water meters or timers. After the simple installation, weekly watering is accomplished by turning the water on, waiting the desired time and turning it off again. No time is wasted by standing and watching the water run out of the hose.

We can provide all of your drip irrigation tube or tape, emitters (drip devices), adapters and timer needs for trees or gardens. Give us a call and we can discuss your particular situation. We know what works and how to operate the system for long life and low maintenance. We can work with you to explain the equipment, installation and operation. We believe in service - answering the questions you ask and the ones you may not know to ask.

Price List for 2014

Prices may change without notice.

Drip Irrigation Kits

ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE
Drip irrigation package for young trees
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation package for young trees
Includes 250 feet of 1/2 inch poly tubing, 30 - 1/2 gallon per hour drippers (emitters), garden hose adapter for water supply, end adapter with screw on cap for flushing, 5 goof plugs (to plug holes when you need to move a dripper), and 1 pressure regulator (pressure must be limited for the system to work properly). All of the above with assembly instructions. $74.90
Drip irrigation package for row use (garden, flowers, etc.)
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation package for gardens
Includes 100 feet of 5/8 inch dia., 10 mil thick, 12 inch drip spacing drip tape, 2 adapters to garden hose, 2 end drain assemblies, 2 repair couplings, and 1 pressure regulator (pressure must be limited from water supply for proper operation). Includes assembly instructions. $34.95

Drip Tubing Irrigation Supplies

Drip irrigation 4 way pot dripperDrip irrigation pressure regulatorDrip irrigation water timer

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Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/8 inch polyethylene tubing 1/8 inch polyethylene tubing cut to length, per foot $ 0.18
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/8 inch polyethylene tubing 1/8 inch polyethylene tubing, per 100 foot roll $ 15.90
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/16 inch polyethylene tubing 3/16 inch polyethylene tubing cut to length, per foot $ 0.18
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/16 inch polyethylene tubing 3/16 inch polyethylene tubing, per 100 foot roll $ 15.90
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/4 inch polyethylene tubing 1/4 inch polyethylene tubing cut to length, per foot $ 0.21
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/4 inch polyethylene tubing 1/4 inch polyethylene tubing, per 100 foot roll $ 18.40
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 inch polyethylene tubing 1/2 inch polyethylene tubing cut to length, per foot (Cut to length tubing may have a repair coupler inserted to create the full length requested.) $ 0.15
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 inch polyethylene tubing 1/2 inch polyethylene tubing, per 1000 foot roll $128.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/4 inch polyethylene tubing 3/4 inch polyethylene tubing cut to length, per foot OverSize-Special Shipping Rate-Call for Quote $0.30
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/4 inch polyethylene tubing 3/4 inch polyethylene tubing, per 500 foot roll OverSize-Special Shipping Rate-Call for Quote $130.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/4 inch tubing valve - barb connections 1/4 inch tubing Valve - barb connections, each $2.15
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 tube garden hose adapter Adapter to garden hose for 1/2 inch poly tubing, each $1.80
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 tube end adapter with garden hose cap 1/2 inch Poly tubing end adapter with screw on cap, each $1.25
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/4 tube garden hose adapter Adapter to garden hose for 3/4 inch poly tubing, each $3.15
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 3/4 tube end adapter with garden hose cap 3/4 inch Poly tubing end adapter with screw on cap, each $2.45
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation hole goof plugs Goof plugs, each $ .11
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 Gallon per hour non-pressure compensated 		drippers 1/2 gallon per hour non-pressure compensated drippers, each $ .30
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1 gallon per hour non-pressure compensated 	drippers 1 gallon per hour non-pressure compensated drippers, each $ .30
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not 	altered by elevation or pressure changes)dripper 1/2 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not altered by elevation or pressure changes)drippers, each $ .45
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not 		altered by elevation or pressure changes) drippers - cleanable 1 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not altered by elevation or pressure changes) drippers - cleanable, each $ .45
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not 		altered by elevation or pressure changes) drippers 1 gallon per hour pressure compensated (flow not altered by elevation or pressure changes) drippers, each $ .45
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation pressure regulator with garden hose ends Pressure regulator with garden hose adapter ends, each $ 11.30
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 1/2 inch poly tubing coupling for repair or 	extending 1/2 inch poly tubing coupling for repair or extending, each $ .90
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation tubing tee 1/2 inch poly tubing tee for branching line, each $ 1.95
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 90 degree ell for 1/2 inch tubing 1/2 poly tubing 90 degree ell for turning a corner, each $ 1.50
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Cap for male garden hose end - Brass with seal 		insert Cap for male garden hose end - Brass with seal insert, each $ .85
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Cap for male garden hose end - plastic with seal 		insert Cap for male garden hose end - plastic with seal insert, each $ .55

Drip Tape Irrigation Supplies

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Click for DetailsDrip irrigation drip tape Drip tape, 5/8 inch dia., 10 mil thick, 12 inch drip spacing, per foot $ .055
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation garden hose adapter for drip tape Adapter to garden hose for drip tape, each $ 1.95
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation repair coupler - twist lock connections Repair coupling for drip tape - twist lock connections, each $ .95
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation valve coupler - twist lock connections Valve coupler for drip tape - twist lock connections, each $2.55
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Drip tape 90 degree ell - twist lock 			connection for turning a cornerDrip tape 90 degree ell - twist lock connection for turning a corner, each $ 1.85
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Drip tape tee - twist lock 3 way connection for branching a line Drip tape tee - twist lock 3 way connection for drip tape, each $ 2.25
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Drip Tape End drain assembly End drain assembly - drip tape x .25 hose barb with 8 inch tube and sleeve. Use to flush and cap end of drip tape, each $ 2.20
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation .25 hose barb with twist lock connection to drip 	tape.25 hose barb with twist lock connection to drip tape. Each. $ .75
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation .40 hose barb with twist lock connection to drip 	tape .40 hose barb with twist lock connection to drip tape. Each. $ .85

Misc. Drip Irrigation Supplies

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Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Three way hose splitterThree way hose splitter. Heavy duty PVC plastic with one garden hose inlet and three outlets, each $ 14.90
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Five way hose splitter Five way hose splitter. Heavy duty PVC plastic with one garden hose inlet and five outlets, each $ 19.60
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Mechanical water timer Mechanical water timer (limited to supply in stock), each $ 12.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Electric TimerTimer for control of up to 6 watering zones. 120 volt power required and 9 volt battery backup. Flexible programing and manual overide. Includes 24 volt transformer. Each $ 170.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 24 volt solenoid valve24 volt solenoid valve with 1 inch inlet and outlet. Each. $ 34.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Filter Filter - stainless steel 150 mesh - 3/4 pipe size - Glass reinforced plastic housing. $ 25.90
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Fertilizer injector Fertilizer injector for syphon of liquid fertilizers - 3/4 gallon mixture capacity. Garden hose connections. Requires Back Flow prevention valve. Each. $ 59.60
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Back Flow Prevention Valve Back Flow prevention valve. Also called Anti-syphon valve. Each. $ 5.80
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation Misting assembly Misting assembly for cooling - very fine mist, connects to 1/2 pipe thread. Can be connected directly to city water pressure without a pressure regulator, each $ 3.00
Click for DetailsDrip irrigation 4 Way pot dripper assembly 4 Way pot dripper assembly - for watering 4 containers from one connection to 1/2 poly tube. Each dripper has a stake, each $ 3.95

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