A good lawn sprinkler is essential during the hot and dry dog days of summer. This is especially true in the southern and western portions of the U.S. Standing out on your lawn and watering your grass may be a good way to pass the time, but it takes a lot of water and a lot of time to get the job done right. To that end, a lawn sprinkler is a better idea all the way around.
These sprinklers were selected based on watering performance and ease of use but price, versatility and design also were considered.
The Noodlehead N111C Flexible Lawn & Garden Sprinkler is the best idea for sprinklers on the market today. It is fully directional and incredibly versatile, and it is even a great way to cool off the kids in the heat of summer. Versatility, practicality yet totally functional, those are the reasons why the Noodlehead Sprinkler is tops on this best list. Read Full Review
The most interesting and most efficient lawn sprinkler out there is the Noodlehead N111C Flexible Lawn & Garden Sprinkler. The design borders on brilliance, because the noodles on the top can be flexed and adjusted in any which way you want the water to travel. If you want to water all the plants in one area, just bend the noodle nozzles that way. If you want to water two different areas at once, split the noodle nozzles and point them the way you need them. This design gives you nearly unlimited watering possibilities in any direction imaginable. Plus, this is a great way to keep the kids cool on those hot summer days. They can point the noodles any way they want, have water fights with friends, and the lawn will still get soaked.
The Nelson Cast Iron Circular Spray Pattern Stationary Sprinkler Head 50950 is a no-nonsense cast iron bodied sprinkler that gives you all the performance you'll ever need. It puts out a 30 foot circular spray of water and will stay in place wherever you put it due to its heavy cast iron body. Nothing fancy here, just a great sprinkler. Read Full Review
A sprinkler is made to do just one thing, and that is to sprinkle your lawn, garden or shrubs with water. The Nelson Cast Iron Circular Spray Pattern Stationary Sprinkler Head 50950 does exactly that in a simple to use platform that won't fail. The cast iron body makes it stay put where it is placed, and the 30-foot circular spray pattern can be positioned exactly where you need the water to go. The cast iron construction guarantees that this sprinkler will last for decades, and because there is nothing fancy about it, it will be forever reliable. There are no bells or whistles here, just a product engineered to do a job as competently as possible.
The Gardena 1979 Aquazoom 2,700 Square Foot Oscillating Sprinkler With Flow Control & Timer can do it all. It is fully adjustable for the coverage you need, has a timer to sprinkle when you want and will water an area 46 feet wide. Read Full Review
This may be the most advanced and expensive sprinkler on the market, and if you want a sprinkler for precision lawn and/or garden coverage, this is the one for you. The Gardena 1979 Aquazoom 2,700 Square Foot Oscillating Sprinkler With Flow Control & Timer will spray water up to 59 feet away and cover an area up to 46 feet wide. It is fully adjustable and gives a realistic 2,700 square foot coverage. This is the true modern day equivalent of those retro oscillating sprinklers of years gone by, yet it gives far better coverage in all directions that can be easily adjusted. It even has a built-in timer, so you can set it and forget it, which makes it perfect for watering in the middle of the night when surface evaporation is at it minimum. For a price no object lawn sprinkler, there are none better.
Dramm 15076 ColorStorm Spinning Sprinkler atomizes the water for less water use but equal watering coverage. It will cover a 38-foot diameter, works with as little as 20 pounds of water pressure, and the heavy duty base will keep it in place. Read Full Review
Colorful, practical and effective, that's what the Dramm 15076 ColorStorm Spinning Sprinkler is all about. If you want a sprinkler with a little pizazz built in, this one's for you. It will cover a 38-foot diameter area and it will work effectively with water pressure as low as 20 pounds. That makes this sprinkler a good choice for well water systems. The sprinkler head atomizes the water which means you'll use less water but get equally thorough coverage. It will stay put on your lawn with the heavy duty stationary base, and when your watering chores are finished, just hang it up and away on its built-in hook.
The Gardena 1980 Polo 2,400 Square Foot Oscillating Sprinkler With Adjustable Garden Spray Range is adjustable over a 2400 square foot area with a range of spray between 23 and 56 feet. It comes with a 12 month repair or replacement warranty for a little peace of mind. Read Full Review
This is the baby sister to the #3 rated sprinkler, and this Gardena 1980 Polo 2,400 Square Foot Oscillating Sprinkler With Adjustable Garden Spray Range does just about everything its big sis does at about one-third of the cost. It will water from a 950 to a 2400 square foot area and has an adjustable range between 23 and 56 feet. It is a standard oscillating sprinkler that moves back and forth, and although not inexpensive, it is a high quality unit that comes with Gardena's 12 month repair or replacement warranty if the unit develops a fault within that time.