Do you need to water your plants? Did it rain while you were gone? You know what? Get a rain gauge.
Does wilting mean watering? That depends. When you see plants with droopy leaves – look at the time of day.
Whatever you put inside your pots, make your life a little easier this summer by topping off your containers with a little bit of mulch to reduce evaporation.
The right plant in the right spot shouldn’t need to be babied. Good gardeners raise their plants to find their own way to bloom and grow and thrive.
Save water by rinsing vegetables in a bowl.
Here are some tips to help your plants survive while you are away.