There was an article on gardenmyths.com about root feeders not being advantageous over a surface soak.
However, I wanted a tool to replace the Ross feeder that I had, since it was leaking profusely, perhaps a slight crack in the plastic.
So far I'm enjoying the Wiserwand. Here's a link:
Have you used it with a pump sprayer? How did it do?
Sometimes the answer is nothing
posted 9 months ago
Sorry not to have replied sooner. I've been picking from my four tart cherry trees. I haven't tried a backpack sprayer. The less expensive ones, like the one in the wiserwand video (not sure that one is still being sold) didn't get good reviews for durability. I did see a Milwaukee one in an ad with a motor, electric I believe, and that was several hundred dollars. Also, the soil I'm dealing with is fairly hard clay and I'm not sure a backpack sprayer would have the same pressure as the garden hose. So, after considering this article: