Dear Lee Valley,
A few years ago I visited the Lee Valley store in Ottawa and
purchased a soaker irrigation system (at a very reasonable
price, in my opinion) for my raised bed garden in Kodiak,
Alaska. A very patient employee helped me immensely — he gave
lots of useful design suggestions and set me up with everything
that I needed. He was very interested in how we garden here
in Alaska, and asked me to send photos of the system when
I got it in place.
here you go! The system sat in our shed for two years because
we had too many other projects going (and our wells at the
time weren't producing enough water to support an irrigation
pulled it out about a month ago, and re-visited my ideas and
design plan. I was amazed at how well it all came together.
Every part fit together exactly as the instructions said it
would, and the directions in your free Irrigation Design Guide
booklet were straightforward, complete, and easy to follow.
I had the whole thing put in with about 10 hours of work.
I have 10 raised beds in a fenced-in roughly rectangular garden
about 75' x 25' (most beds are 8' x 4', but two are 10' x