They are most certainly available in the UK, my grandad uses them to water most of his garden. I believe (but I may be wrong) that they are from Hazelock, I base this on the fact that the rest of the hardware for the garden watering has that Hazelock distinctive orange/gray colour combination.Widdershins wrote:Sorry, I guess you guys in England don't need reticulation.
Here in Australia (the driest continent on the planet) we usually have some sort of piped water system to keep our gardens alive through the summer. Otherwise it all gets a bit crispy.
Riser tubes are small (4mm inner diameter) pipes that feed water to spray nozzles. They are usually made from some durable UV resistant plastic like PP and are inexpensive and found at any garden centre. I like to use them and all the various adapters as building materials for projects.
example link: http://www.townandcountrypumpsandpipes.com.au/micro.htm
Having a milling cutter, which is about 2 mm in diameter, I put it in a drilling machine and then rotated the post back and forth to widen a hole into a slot.Widdershins: “The corner slot in your post looks really tidy, what did you use to cut it out?”