Reduce water usage up to 70%! Just connect the hose to your outside faucet and turn the water on to low pressure (1/4 turn). This will slowly water your plants at the root zone where they need it most, with no run off or evaporation. Hoses can be used above or below the ground. If using above ground, cover with a layer of mulch, for below ground irrigation, bury 2 - 6 inches deep . Perfect for trees and shrubs or gardens. Hose will not be damaged if frozen. Soaker hoses saves you time because the garden practically waters itself. They are also good for the environment because they are made from 80% recycled materials. Hoses includes brass couplers and end caps. Cut to length or repair your soaker hose using our 50M58, CR58M, AND CR58F couplers. The toughest soaker hose made! Professional grade soaker hose with an amazing 1-inch outside diameter and a 0.21-inch thickness, the competition can't come close. Thicker walls mean better performance while running the hose at longer lengths, so it is great for watering large areas more evenly. Typically irrigates 16-inch wide strip depending on soil type. 250 feet.