Watering Plants

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A Tip To Help Potting Soil Absorb Water

Sometimes water just sits on top of potting soil and won’t soak in, overflowing instead. Here’s a quick fix to avoid the mess.


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Measuring The Water In Your Garden

Do you need to water your plants? Did it rain while you were gone? You know what? Get a rain gauge.



When To Water Drooping Plants

Does wilting mean watering? That depends. When you see plants with droopy leaves – look at the time of day.


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Mulch Pots And Hangers To Hold Moisture

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.


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Raise Your Garden Right

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.


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Save Water As You Rinse Vegetables

Save water by rinsing vegetables in a bowl.


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Caring For Plants While You’re Away

Here are some tips to help your plants survive while you are away.