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Raindrip hanging basket watering system

A couple of summers ago I vowed that I was done dragging hoses around my deck before or after a long day at work. My planters on my deck are large whiskey barrels and only need watering about every third day but I always have two hanging baskets that need watering daily and while it's really hot sometimes twice a day.

I could handle watering the barrels with the hose every third day but doing the baskets everyday was getting tiresome. I started with the Hanging Basket/Container Drip Kit and decided to put up a very simple drip system for the two baskets.

I gathered the tools required, the Drip Kit, a small hammer, a pair of scissors, a cup of hot water (to soften the tubing) and began the job. Fifteen minutes later I was done and I could not believe I had waited that long to do it.

DIY Raindrip Micro Irrigation System

The Raindrip system is really slick. The last summer I added my deck planters to the system and at the moment I am adding the three tomatoes that I grow in five gallon pots.

I could hook a timer to it if I wanted, it is just a matter of screwing it in between the tap and the beginning of the system but I don't mind turning it on and off. I wander around while it is running, enjoying my morning coffee, while I am checking on all my plants.

Raindrip Micro Irrigation Kit