Irrigation of raised beds

Drip and sweat hoses – simple way for wheelchair users to water the garden

Drip or sweat hose in raised beds
Drip or sweat hose in raised beds

Description
Drip or sweat hoses connected to water faucet are buried in the soil. The user occasionally turns on the water. A timer and moisture sensor could be connected for an automatic irrigation system.

Purchased from
Garden supply store

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2006

Connection between faucet and drip or sweat hose
Connection between faucet and drip or sweat hose

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Tipsare: Lars

Lars lives togeher with his wife in a house in the countryside. He is working part time. Since 1967 he has a high paraplegia. He does not need any assistance.