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Watering Systems for Lawn and Garden Book

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This Do-It-Yourself Guide covers all things water related for your landscaping needs. Whether you live in a dry semi-arid area where watering is a constant challenge or in a lush, tropical setting where watering is a rare chore, this book will show you how to design an efficient system to get the most out of gravity and minimal equipment.

Watering Systems for Lawn & Garden by R. Dodge Woodson

From the back cover:
"Does your landscape just dry up sometimes? Do you spend hours watering your lawn and garden? If so, then you need this book!
  • Water-saving and money-saving options
  • Pros and cons of different water sources
  • How to water using gravity, not pumps
  • Affordable overhead systems
  • Plumbing how-to for safe connections
  • How to buy and install underground lawn sprinklers
  • Simple, easy-to-understand descriptions of pumping systems
  • How to use watering systems for maximum growing results

  • 138 pages (including the index).
    Size: 8.5" by 11" (Coffee Table sized)
    Cover: Soft
    Detailed illustrations throughout

    Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • When a Watering Can Wont Work - Preliminary
  • Considerations
  • Is Irrigation Practical?
  • Freshwater Sources
  • Recycling Water for Irrigation
  • Selecting and Installing a Pump
  • Moving Water by Gravity Distribution
  • Surface and Overhead Irrigation for Lawns and Gardens
  • Buried Irrigation Systems for Lawns and Gardens
  • Having the Right Connections
  • Making the Irrigation System Operational
  • Suggested Further Reading
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