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All-inclusive Garden Hose Kit - 250m

(Code: Combo250)

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All-inclusive Garden Hose Kit - 250m

A full Garden Hose Kit of LeakyPipe, SupplyPipe, Timer and Connectors for the person who wants to put an automatic watering system together, really quickly!   



  1. This 250metre package is tailored for an application that may use 250-500metres of LeakyPipe.  So there's scope to add more later, should you wish.   This Kit uses LP12H LeakyPipe, which is designed to be ideal for general purpose watering.       
    This LeakyPipe is specifically manufactured by us to work on top of the ground, if you wish, as well as sub-mulch, working up to 50metres from the barbed connections.
     It has proven to last in excess of ten years.

    Ideal for watering beds and borders, planters, trees and hedgelines (up to 50metres long).

    Items included:- 

    250 metres of LeakyPipe LP12H Porous Rubber Hose.
    100 metres of 16mm Black Supply Pipe.
    1 of Buddy2 Timer for Tap Connection. (With two 16mm Compression fittings).
    5   of 16-12 Reducer Connectors. (Supply to LeakyPipe).
    20 of 16-12-16 Reducer Tees. (Supply-Leaky-Supply).
    3   of 16-16-16 Tees.  (Supply-Supply-Supply).
    5   of 12-12-12 Tees.  (To "Branch" LeakyPipe to itself). 
    20 of 12 plugs.  (A tidy way to plug LeakyPipe ends).
    2  of 16 plugs.   (A tidy way of sealing 16 supply pipe).
    5 of 12-12 connectors.  (To connect Leaky-Leaky).
    2 of 16-16 connectors (connect Supply Pipe to your hosepipe if you wish)

  2. Imagine this.   Firstly, put batteries in the Buddy2 timer and screw it to your tap. (If your garden tap is conventional, it will have a 3/4" male thread that the timer will do-up onto). Screw on the two 3/4" female to 16mm compression fittings onto the two outputs of the timer. (It has a pair of male 3/4" thread, like most timers).   Connect the 16mm supply pipe to the Buddy2 timer by pushing the supply pipe up into the compression fitting. (See Video).  Then find a way of running the Supply tubing onto all the places you wish to water.  Use the connection fittings and a pair of cutters, to tailor the tubing to give you a "Distribution Network" to carry the water to where you will be connecting the Leaky Pipe with the reducing connections.  Run the LeakyPipe near to the plants, - (within 30-50cm as the water will spread laterally) and plug the ends. If you have a moment, please have a look at this video about how it can go together with fittings.  

    LeakyPipe works by wicking water into the soil it contacts and therefore works best if hoed into the topsoil or "on-the-surface" & covered by mulch.


    A typical domestic water source is usually capable of charging 2-300metres of Leaky Pipe at one time. So you can do a surprising large area of discreet watering with very little effort.    With this Buddy2 timer, you can run two separate areas, (or groups of areas), for differing amounts of time.  By sequencing your watering, you can make bigger & better use of your water source.   For more ideas on "How to work out what to do". Try watching our design videos on the next tab.

    As a guide.  In the growing season, 30-60minutes of watering per day is a good starting setting for your timer.  Then tune it to your needs.
  3. See this narrated video on system concepts and design.

    Or this silent Video about LeakyPipe layout in Gardens.
     

Customer reviews
 5/5
Excellent product, great customer service. They were so helpful by email and on the phone. Quick delivery and easy to install.