Watering Systems for Lawn & Garden: A Do-It-Yourself Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

This complete handbook is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to buy or install a small-scale irrigation system for the lawn, garden, or backyard. Covers everything from sprinklers and soaker hoses to overhead irrigation and gravity distribution systems.

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Watering Systems for Lawn & Garden: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

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Overview

This complete handbook is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to buy or install a small-scale irrigation system for the lawn, garden, or backyard. Covers everything from sprinklers and soaker hoses to overhead irrigation and gravity distribution systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612123226
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 4/12/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,324,836
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author

Author R. Dodge Woodson is a long-time gardener and master plumber. He is the author of a number of how-to books, including Storey's Watering Systems for Lawn & Garden. He lives in Maine.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

When a Watering Can Won't 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

Having the Right Connections

Making the Irrigation System Operational

Suggested Reading List

Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2005

    Not all it promises

    This book is very informative about the different type of irrigation systems, however it says nothing about how to install your own sprinkler system, which is what we were hoping to learn from it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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