Tree-Watering Tip

DSC_0072Last year, after doing some research about more expensive options, Ryan came up with this great way to water trees. He drilled 9 holes in the bottoms of 5-gallon buckets.

DSC_0074Then, we set them by the base of the tree, fill ’em up with water from the hose and let the water trickle out over a span of about 5 minutes.

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There you have it! The summer’s cheap and easy way of keeping your saplings happy.

 Enjoy your home,

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We are one little family and we're on a mission: we want to discover our hometown and share the treasures with you! Just think of all the tractor-pulls, restaurants, farm stands, mom-and-pop shops, and local attractions that we'll enjoy together. We hope that our discoveries and ideas strengthen your family and our hometown Penns Valley, Pennsylvania.
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3 Responses to Tree-Watering Tip

  1. Erin H. says:

    Sweet.
    I am hoping to get a tree or two for Mother’s Day, and this is a fantastic and easy way to water!

  2. Allison says:

    How many times a week do you water the tree using the bucket method?

  3. Laura says:

    Ideally, once a week w/ the 5 gallon bucket. (We also alternate the side of the tree where we place the bucket, from week to week.) Happy watering! 🙂

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