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  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
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PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:56 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Good to see you are still here, mdfire. Let us know how you get on with the plumbing, please.

Yip got the pump back from the plumber tonight to plug in and wire up Saturday. Also putting power supp ...
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:34 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Nope not gone! didnt see any of these replies to thanks for them.....ok got a pump with a pressure gauge etc off adverts. Its big and I dont know how to install it! need a plumber.
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:16 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Nice set up there, you will make the regulars jealous. Pondigger is the man to discuss water and pressure.

Cheers pal, its hard work but i get a lot of enjoyment out of it and solving all these tec ...
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:00 am   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Is the pump supplying all your household needs or just the tunnel? Or are you on mains water that has weak pressure? I'm still not clear.

The plants will get enough eventually by drip feeding. Onc ...
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:52 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
PS. Personally I would have buried the pipes.

the drippers arent designed to be buried. The soil would clog them up
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:51 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
If your water pressure is that low then have one pump per line. Change heads to misters. Are you mains or well as the following might need to change according to your answer?

Now either increase p ...
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:29 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Probably 2 or 3 inches thick...havent got that far yet..need to get this water problem sorted first
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:54 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Permanent job, no weeds growing up sides etc.
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:37 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Lol I am an engineer!!

The beauty of the polytunnel is that no matter the weather you can be out in it. Once i get the plumbing sorted and the power in, I will concrete in the floors and im good to ...
  Topic: Hello and help needed on watering
mdfire

Replies: 27
Views: 20247

PostForum: Introduce yourself to the rest of the Irish gardeners   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:43 pm   Subject: Hello and help needed on watering
Hi everyone, first post. Well after a couple of self build polytunnels I recently took the plunge and had a 27ft x 14ft tunnel professionally installed. I love it! Ive been working hard getting in thr ...
 
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