The drip irrigation system is an increasingly widespread water-saving farming method
The drip irrigation system, also known as localised irrigation, has been used for centuries and is a method that enables farmers in the driest or water-poor countries to cultivate the land with minimal water consumption.
Drip irrigation can be done with plastic bottles
Plastic bottles can be reused in various different contexts. One of these contexts is drip irrigation systems, a method that enables cultivated land to be constantly drip-fed a small but significant amount of water. It’s a very efficient technique for growing plants, and inserting the plastic bottles is extremely simple. In fact, all you need to do is make small holes in the bottle cap and then bury it in the soil (with the top/cap beneath the surface) in order to create a dripping effect to water the plants.
What you need
- Plastic PET bottle
- Cutter knife