Ashap said:Daisy, the best I can calculate is that the basins are about 3 feet in diameter and 3" deep. I fill that basin with about 4 gallons of water, I let it disappear, put in a 6" wood rod on the outer edge of the basin and it comes back wet, it may be more but I don't have a longer piece of wood. So assume it's only 6" that would mean 4 gallons per 6" deep? That would mean 20 gallons of water per tree? Is that really how much a tree needs? I am new to this, I hope you understand my questions.
Ashap said:Ok, if I am understanding this correctly, if I am giving 4 or more gallons of water a day, and the water stops disappearing then that should mean the ground is saturated. The climate in Oxnard is very mild. Usually in the 60's and 70's, very little rain (still CA), but coastal fog and moisture. Last question, can you over