Here's a solution to the ongoing problem of having to drag hoses and sprinklers around your garden beds: Aquacorner, an instant tap for your raised garden bed. Pair it with a soaker hose that stays put as your harvest grows.
Above: Notice the taps in the corner of each bed in this pleasing kitchen garden by LA garden designer Art Luna. Photograph via Pam Rownak.
Above: Use the Aquacorner to retrofit an existing bed or when building a new bed. Slide your own standard lumber into the corners and secure with the screws provided. Then attach your garden hose to the brass fitting at the bottom and use the spigot at the top to control water flow to your own soaker hose, drip system or sprinkler.
Above: The Aquacorner features internal plumbing with brass fittings, a spigot to control water flow, and a faucet adapter with quick-connect water stop.
Above: The Aquacorner Soaker System includes one aluminum Aquacorner, a faucet adapter with quick-connect water stop, 25-feet of soaker hose, and an end cap. Available in Choice of four heights: 6-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch; $44.95 to $47.95 depending on size at Gardener's Supply.
Above: The Aquacorner is available in four heights: 6-, 8-, 10- and 12-inches high; $38.95 to $41.95 each depending on size.