What is a manifold and what is Netafim? Honestly, I had to look up the word manifold. I have heard it off and on my whole life, but pretty much thought of it as “part of a car.” But when I was at the sprinkler parts store (Pipeco in Nampa), explaining how I thought I […]
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It is time for me to begin replacing my oldest soaker hoses in my vegetable garden, and I decided it is a good time to make the switch to Netafim in my raised beds. The Netafim will fit better, is hard to accidentally perforate, is possible to repair, and should last longer. (There is a […]
It helps to know your options. But it also helps to know how to implement them. Sometimes that means being aware of your limits and having help available. I began this project full of hope and high expectations of doing it myself. I had completed another Netafim project by myself last year. However, there were non-obvious […]
The trouble with learning a little bit about how to fix the sprinklers is that “people” expect you to be able to handle more and more on your own. Thus, I was pretty much on my own replacing one kind of drip irrigation with Netafim in a flower bed at the driveway entrance. My first […]
When I got home with the Netafim drip tubing, Ben got right to showing me what to do. He showed me the labels on the tubing, that made it clear how much water an area would be getting in a certain time period. He explained how close together the emitters are (12 inches in my tubing) […]