Easy DIY Automatic Irrigation System for any Garden!

Easy DIY Automatic Irrigation System for any Garden!

In this video I’ll show you my process for setting up a simple, affective, and adaptable automatic irrigation system, perfect for any garden scenario.

Irrigation Supplies I Use


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  1. Tyler D on September 20, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    What do you do to stop over watering on rainy days?

  2. Steven Gervais on September 20, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    Does your system work during the winter if not what do you to make sure the system doesnt break with the water freezing

  3. Amadou Barry on September 20, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Thank you for the great video I will like to see more videos

  4. Sasha Acero on September 20, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Hey Kyle!! I have a question for you! I watched a video of yours previously on how to build the raised beds in this video but now I cannot find it. Could you please link it somewhere? Or did you delete it? Thank you so much!!

  5. Anak Mak on September 20, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    ive decided to make garden sprinkler for my mechanical engineering project.is it impossible for me to make my own garden sprinkler. what do i need to make my own water sprinkler. thanks!!! ❤️

  6. Cocoland on September 20, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Hi , I clicked on the supplies you used but there’s so many . Can someone please tell me which ones he used specifically? I will gladly appreciate it , just a nanny trying to keep the babies garden alive , without watering everyday .

  7. Conor Meaney on September 20, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    so do I just always have the tap on ? and the time allows the water to go through at certain times?

  8. Sun6 V on September 20, 2022 at 6:49 pm

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  9. B McDonald on September 20, 2022 at 6:50 pm

    Wow. Just wow. Thank you. I believe I can manage this with your clear and thorough instructions.

  10. Alejandro on September 20, 2022 at 6:50 pm

    Could you tell me what that tee is called you connected to the valve. The one with two push to fit connectors

  11. Julio Bastidas on September 20, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    I was browsing on youtube and thought, this guy is pretty good, and even though you only talked about one system, it helped me realize soacker hoses need to come back always for a thorough watering. Thanks Kyle!

  12. Tracy Brown on September 20, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Curious:: can you bury the soaker hose an inch or so? Will this work better for absorption compared to above ground? I have heard conflicting views

  13. Lilian Cabezas on September 20, 2022 at 6:55 pm

    Great job

  14. Serge on September 20, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Man, you look like David Arquette. Thanks for the video

  15. ed geiger 1 on September 20, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    I tried soaker hose a couple of years ago, but it ended up being a big waste of water which equates to dollars. Most of the plants in my garden were spaced 16 to 24 in apart. The soaker hose of course watered the plants, but in order to get enough water to the plants that they wouldn’t die, it cost me an additional $300 the first month. A lot of water was wasted and the plants didn’t look that good. The following year I decided to go with a drip system, which puts the water directly at the roots and nowhere else. Big dollar savings! Soaker hose works good if you have small plants a bunch together but otherwise not so much. Just my opinion based on experience.

  16. Ronnie Raley on September 20, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    Great Video I know how to do my garden now.

  17. Gloria Williams and 2 black cats on September 20, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    Is it a separate slicker?

  18. Rick van der Windt on September 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Nice idea but this wouldn’t work for a lawn though hey?

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  22. Профикс ЕООД on September 20, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    I work at an irrigation supplier and highly recommend avoiding soaker hoses. Their water flow rate can change dramatically and unevenly throughout the length of the hose. This is especially important if you’re using it for hedges or other types of similar plants that can grow asymmetrically in height if watered at different rates. There’s a much better and as affordable alternative to soaker hoses – drip irrigation (pipes). Most have a fixed water flow rate, the better ones are even equipped with pressure-compensating emitters which allow you have the same flow rate at the beginning AND the end. Another important part that will both save you water and improve the lifespan of your drip irrigation pipe is a pressure regulator. Some are fixed, others are dynamic and adjustable – most are inexpensive. Hook them up before the timer since dynamic pressure can be much higher than your fixed pressure and this could lead to damaging the timer itself.
    Secondly, the part about having to change the entire system when switching or rotating crops is entirely false. Drip irrigation tubes/pipes come in a variety of spacings between emitters. However, and this is very important, they are designed with the type of soil they are appropriate for. More sandy soil evaporates water much more quickly so you need to have emitters that are close together. If they are further apart, water would not have the chance to soak deep enough because of the increased evaporation rate. For soils with a higher clay level, you need emitters that are further apart – clay holds water rather easily. You’ll be relying on water’s native qualities to distribute moisture and if you have emitters that are not spaced apart, you’ll have good conditions for oversaturation. You see, even if you do put an external emitter on your LDPE pipe, if you have emitters every 20-40cm, after 15-30 minutes of irrigation, you’ll have a wet furrow throughout the length of the pipe. As water soaks through, you should also consider that roots will look for that moisture and start developing towards it so this even promotes root growth. The notion that you need a single emitter at a precise spot is 99% of cases absolutely false. I’m only excluding potted plants and bigger trees, of course.
    Hope this was helpful to someone and I hope it hasn’t come off as offensive or altercate – if it has, I am sorry. I’m only trying to right a wrong.

  23. Jonathan Thomason on September 20, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    Free fresh water for the world
    If she did high school physics, when he was 16 your physics teacher show to warm water at 30° C, falling under the vacuum of more water driven vacuum pump.
    This is very interesting, as boiled water loses all salts and contaminants like a heavy metals. As it was totally pure water vapour. Dropping a weighted snorkel into the sea will turn the sore water into fresh drinking water. Ideal for irrigation all watering animals. Or drinking!

  24. Felicia Albanese on September 20, 2022 at 7:08 pm


  25. Nick Guthrie on September 20, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    Also a Y-type easily cleanable filter, especially if using well water along with a pressure regulator to even out the pressures from your pump

  26. Swallow Tail Nails on September 20, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    Great info

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  28. Patrick St-Arnaud on September 20, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    Maybe I missed it but what would be a basic irrigation schedule with this system? Frequency and duration? Thx 🙏

  29. Julia Hart on September 20, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    Concise, short and informative! Thank you!

  30. Peter Webb on September 20, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    I don’t see the hose thread adaptor on your amazon list? Where did you get it?

  31. Desmond Jordan on September 20, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Thanks Kyle. Nice, simple, practical advise, explanation and demonstration.

  32. ColeFish on September 20, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Could you come up with something more for apartment balcony gardens??? I’m taking my brain for solutions and don’t know where to start.

  33. Gregory Goldberg on September 20, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Great video, one question for you. Do you have to leave the valve always open?

  34. Karrie Evans on September 20, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    Great video. I have 2 areas that I would like to set up with automatic irrigation. The trouble is the water source, it is somewhat of a distance to the area, one would be crossing our driveway to get to the water source. What are your suggestions for this issue?

  35. Crystal Felton on September 20, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    This looks really great! We’re looking for an irrigation system for our raised beds. We were able to reroute each of 4 sprinkler head connections into 4 beds, so this seems to be a great option. Plus, no plugged emitters. Most people run theirs off of one main line, which we didn’t need to do.

  36. Jake reed on September 20, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    How often do you need to run the water for food garden i am in ohio thanks

  37. Al Piacente on September 20, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    Good simple upgrade to my garden watering issues. ( Yep your a firefighter, “gated wye”.)

  38. e Rob on September 20, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    THat little spider was running for his life at 6:00.

  39. Shakira on September 20, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    So if I want to leave it on a timer I can leave the faucet on every day? Will that make my water bill go up ?

  40. Uvaldo Ordonez on September 20, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    So clear and easy to follow along… I am impressed with your video.

  41. Donna Lee on September 20, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    Cool. Ive used soaker hoses for decades

  42. Jeffrey Micher on September 20, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    I like those polyhose press-in fittings, but I can’t find these at Lowes.. where did you get them?

  43. paul taylor on September 20, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    I seriously thought Luke Bryan was this dude 😂

  44. Terry Ferrell on September 20, 2022 at 7:36 pm


  45. R ju on September 20, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Nice! But, how is it diy if its just basic gardening supplies?

  46. Throwsa Parks’s Netflix special on September 20, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Thanks Joel Osteen

  47. Rob Yaksich on September 20, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Great stuff, Kyle. Thank you. Did you make those raised beds yourself or purchase them somewhere. They look sharp!

  48. Truth Defender on September 20, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    Is this raindrip a pump or just on off thing

  49. Scott Carnegie on September 20, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    I had to look twice I thought you were Adam Sandler!!

  50. Smith O'Brien on September 20, 2022 at 7:43 pm


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