9 Common Watering Mistakes To Avoid

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Not Collecting Rainwater

Where allowed, collecting rainwater is an economical and environmentally-friendly, utility-free garden resource.

Watering at the Wrong Time of Day

Watering in the middle of the day when the sun and temperature are at their peak increases evaporation and potential for burning

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Using Containers Without Drainage Holes

Not Watering at the Base of the Plants

Forgetting to Mulch Around Your Plants

Watering at the Same Frequency

Watering too much

Not Watering Your Plants Enough