Choose the Best Garden Watering Systems

Save water, grow food crops through drought and heat, and spend less on your summer water bills by using soaker hoses, drip irrigation, rainwater storage and other efficient garden watering systems in your plots.

Spinach Plant Roots
Vegetable crops’ roots can reach surprising depths. This 10-week-old spinach plant has already hit 4 feet. As your crops begin to mature, water deeply and less frequently so roots grow strong and reach down farther.
Photo by John E. Weaver and William E. Bruner