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How to get water directly to the roots

Get Water Directly to the Roots

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Sometimes it takes a lot of time and effort to get water to the roots of your plants, especially if you have hard soil. Here’s an easy way that’s guaranteed to deliver the water straight to the roots.

Get a length of PVC pipe.

Get a length of PVC pipe.

With the reciprocating saw, cut the PVC pipe to the right length to reach your roots.

With the reciprocating saw, cut the PVC pipe to the right length to reach your roots.

Using a drill, bore a couple of holes in the side of the pipe.

Using a drill, bore a couple of holes in the side of the pipe.

Dig a hole if necessary and bury that length of PVC pipe so just a portion of it remains above ground.

Dig a hole if necessary and bury that length of PVC pipe so just a portion of it remains above ground.

Water your plant through the PVC pipe, and the water will go directly to the roots.

  • PVC pipe
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Drill
  • Shovel