The Q&A Archives: Watering the Garden and Plants

Question: Is there a way to Plan the Watering system around the house so that we can cut down the Water Bill?

Answer: A drip system will greatly reduce your water consumption because the water is delivered to the roots of the plants rather than above ground where it can evaporate. Here's a publication from the University of California about drip systems:

You will also find helpful brochures in the irrigation/sprinkler department of your local Home Depot store. The brochures include graphs and a parts lists along with installation tips. Best wishes with your new drip system!

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