How to install a Drip Irrigation System in Raised Beds

This video from Drip Depot shows how to set up a drip irrigation system to efficiently water a raised bed garden. Our kits are designed to water beds that ar…

6 Responses to “How to install a Drip Irrigation System in Raised Beds”

  1. Haha, I would love an automatic weed puller too! If there is anything I can help with just let me know. Thanks – Mike

  2. thanks i’ll keep it in mind. i’m looking at the website this afternoon to decide which set to buy based on my needs. got anything for automatically pulling weeds? lol

  3. We do not recommend leaving the system on all the time as the head assembly items (filter, pressure regulator, etc…) are not designed to be placed under constant water pressure. Also drip irrigation is very efficient so water time for the day will be measured in minutes, meaning that a system running all day would supply too much water. If you need any help feel free to email or call us toll free at: (866) 246-7707. Have a great day!

  4. Hi,
    Thanks for the questions. System run time really varies due to temperature, humidity and soil type. To achieve the prefect run time for your raised beds it would be something that you would have to play with a bit. Start with the amount of time that seems right to you (could be 10 – 15 min 1 or 2x a day). Watch your plants, if they show any sign of stress increase the watering time. Conversely, if they are doing great you may be able to cut back and save more water.

  5. new to a drop system and I’m very much considering your system. on average, how long do you run the water through a system like this? is it something you toy with to get right or is there a specific time? i have a raised box setup like in the video, and there are occasions i’ll water with a hose for about 30-45 seconds on each plant. i’m assuming that’s equivilant to about a gallon or two of water on each plant and they are growing well. do you just leave the drip system on all the time?