Hanging basket growers needing to reduce or eliminate their hand watering labour costs can install a Netafim Hanging Basket Irrigation System and expect complete payback in the first season from labour cost savings.
- Slimline EZ Close shut-off prevents water and fertilizer spillage and waste
- Snag-free slim design for easy retrieval from plants at harvest – no more lost weights
- 94% flow uniformity from the first basket to the last basket in any system
Cut Labor Costs
Typical labor costs for watering a hanging basket are about $0.25 per basket each month. The Netafim irrigation solution for hanging baskets will typically pay for itself in 100 to 120 days. Use the following chart to analyze your payback.
Payback for Netafim Hanging Basket System
|Hand Watering Schedule (per plant)||3 seconds once a day|
|Cost per Plant for a Netafim System||$1.00|
|Labor Cost (wages & benefits, per hour)||$8.00||$9.00||$10.00||$12.00||$14.00|
|Netafim System Payback (in days)||150||133||120||100||86|