10 Sprinklers to Quench Your Garden's Thirst

When it comes to buying lawn sprinklers, homeowners are spoiled for choice. But which sprinklers are worth your money and which should you skip? The answer depends on your needs and the type of lawn or garden you have. Scroll through to see some of the most innovative lawn sprinklers designed to address any number of issues—not least of which is hydrating your yard!

Total Control

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Total Control

The Noodlehead features 12 flexible PVC tubes, each of which can be positioned individually, so you can water every corner of your lawn and garden—not the driveway! Available on Amazon; $14.21.

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On the Move

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On the Move

Ever wish you could have a robot do the watering? Look no further than the Rain Train Traveling Sprinkler. Once you snake a garden hose through the yard, this clever contraption travels along the path of the hose, spraying water from its whirling arms. Available on Amazon; $69.99.

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Turtle Power

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Turtle Power

Some sprinklers are an eyesore but not the Orbit 91594 Ornamental Sprinkler, which, doubling as yard decor, waters the lawn when attached to a hose. Available on Amazon; $39.99.

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Prevent Pests

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Prevent Pests

Here's a humane way to prevent vermin from disturbing your garden: Orbit's Enforcer Motion Activated Pest Deterrent Sprinkler. This high-tech sprinkler uses sound, motion, and water to keep animals away. It also can be programed as a regular timed sprinkler. Available on Amazon; $59.99.

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Subterranean No More

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Subterranean No More

Skip the costly underground sprinkler system—a portable, aboveground system from Miles Kimball can keep your lawn lush for a fraction of the cost. The staked sprinkler heads attach to a single spigot and are joined by lengths of hose. Available on Amazon; $29.99.

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Collapsible Tripod

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Collapsible Tripod

The telescopic Orbit 58308 Tripod Base Sprinkler adjusts up and down, enabling gardeners to customize the spraying area. Meanwhile, the sprinkler's rotating head allows for partial- or full-circle water distribution. The metal frame, sturdy when expanded, conveniently folds into a compact size that is easy to stow in a garage or tool shed. Available on Amazon; $46.19.

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Options with Oscillation

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Options with Oscillation

Lack of range has resulted in a bad rep for oscillating lawn sprinklers, classic though they may be. Compared to the standard design, the Pattern Master Polymer Sprinkler provides superior flexibility, with its spray tube flexing to adjust the width of coverage. Plus, its rotating dials allow you to create your own pattern of movement. Available on Amazon; $19.99.

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Secret Agent

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Secret Agent

Rather than snake unsightly hoses around the yard, why not position an adjustable sprinkler so that it peeks over the tops of waist-level shrubs? Extendable to 50 inches high, the Hideaway Sprinkler features an adjustable watering pattern that delivers even coverage. Available on Amazon; $19.39.

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Spinning, Spinning

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Spinning, Spinning

Lawn art and sprinkler in one, this stylish sprinkler hides in plain sight as a pinwheel that blows in the wind. Connect the hose to the sneaky sprinkler and water will spin in every direction to satisfy your thirsty lawn or garden beds. Available at Plow & Hearth; $129.95.

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Low and Slow

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Low and Slow

To water target areas without creating overspray, consider an option like the Melnor Flat Soaker Hose. When connected to a water source, the hose expands to allow water to seep slowly into the soil where it can reach plant roots. When it's time to pack up the garden hose, fold it flat for easy storage. Available on Amazon; $19.99.

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Drink Up

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Best Sprinklers for Lawn

Whichever sprinkler you choose, your lawn with thank you.

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