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Adding automation to the drip irrigation system

garden hose mechanical timer review

We decided to put the mushroom station on the same waterline as the new tomato drip irrigation so we could use this mechanical hose timer to automate all the soaking times.

It works like an egg timer so it doesn't need batteries and comes in 5 other rainbow colors if you don't mind paying a little extra.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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