Last week I got an email from a high school student:
My name is Kevin and I am currently a [high school] senior in NJ. I am currently working on my senior project which is installing my own drip irrigation system in my backyard. I have seen your YouTube videos about drip irrigation and I have found that they are extremely knowledgeable. I just have a few questions that I hope you will answer.
What is your current profession, and how long have you worked in that industry?
Do you spend a lot of time in the garden?
How familiar are you with drip irrigation?
If you are familiar, How effective is it?
Do people need to hire someone to set it up, or is it relatively easy if one has a lot of time?
On average, how much do you think people pay in water bills for using a hose to water their gardens?(Average is 5 gallons per 8 sq feet)
How much money would you say people can save using a water saving technique like drip irrigation?
Why should people switch from using their hose to using drip irrigation to water their garden?
Do you think we will see more people in the future set up a drip irrigation in the future?
What are some main components to a drip irrigation system?
Some people would say a drip irrigation system would look odd in a garden, how would you respond to that?
I suggested to Kevin that we do a Skype call and put this on the GardenFork Radio Podcast. So we did. What fun. Watch our soaker hose drip irrigation videos here.