Compost Depression

More recent attempts have focused on making a depression about 9” deep and about 9” wide. Those numbers were chosen as this would hold about 2 ½ gallons of water; enough for about 4 hours of irrigation with ½ gal emitter. Filling the depression largely with compost...

One Man Auger

One Man Auger My 1st attempt to get water deeper in the ground was to drill a hole with a one man gas auger and install perforated pipe. Soil characteristics determine the effectiveness of this method. In rocky soil there is increased danger of the auger catching on a...