Garden basics: Watering

Learn the basics of watering your railway plants
This 4 GPH emitter provides water to top off the underground reservoir supplying Hootennany Falls on the author’s Hoot ‘n’ Holler RR (pulled from under the rock ledge for illustration purposes). Big Hoot River Mill is on the right.
Don Parker
We all know plants need water. We learned that in kindergarten when we planted a seed in a little paper cup full of potting soil. The trick is to know how much and when to water. In this article I'll cover some of the various ways of providing water to railroad-garden plants.

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