Really tired of cheap soaker hoses that spring leaks or don't convey water all the way.
Use for straight 50' line of roses.
Looked around on-line and became curious if -- in similar situations, e.g. line of ornamentals -- people have had luck with dripline. I've never tried it.
Another q. about soaker/whatever hoses: Is it worth the extra cost for rubber hoses rather than plastic? Some on-line comments suggest as much.
Any wisdom gratefully received.
inches, rates are .25, .4, .6 or .9 gph. Bend radius is 9", barbed elbows cost about $.40 each.
At 12" spacing the line costs about $30/foot.
Simple resistive emitter hoses will all plug eventually. Netafim is pressure compensating and
self-cleaning, at least to a point.
I used ordinary rubber soakers for a couple of years and replaced them with Netafim.
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