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  • 1.  Irrigation system

    Posted 03-28-2022 09:46:00 AM
    Good morning everyone.....Our garden here at M. C. Hursey Elementarty, had an Irrigation system which has been our of order for some time. Does anyone have a simpler way of building one? Thank you all....Shella M. Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary N. Charleston SC 29405

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    Shella Moritz
    Macolm C. Hursey Elementary
    N. Charleston SC
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  • 2.  RE: Irrigation system

    Posted 03-28-2022 11:10:00 AM
    Hi Sheila --

    Do you have access to spigots?  I would suggest drip lines.  They are more eco-friendly and better for the plants. They are also available at Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, and online. 

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  • 3.  RE: Irrigation system

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    Posted 03-28-2022 11:45:00 AM
    Hi Sheila - 

    You may be interested in this upcoming webinar from The School Garden Support Organization on Drip Irrigation Systems on April 6th: 
    https://www.sgsonetwork.org/webinars/

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    Sarah Pounders
    Senior Education Specialist
    The Woodlands TX
    832-418-6540
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  • 4.  RE: Irrigation system

    Posted 03-29-2022 01:07:00 AM
    yeah. I would suggest it too. I have also recently bought it from home depot. it is because it was the nearest store I can access. but you can buy it from anywhere. I chose home depot cuz they were near to me and were giving some great discounts and return and refund policies.
    If you are going for it I would definitely suggest reading home depot return policy for home depot and other stores' policies too.

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    Boaz xavier
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