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‘Key thing’ to remember when watering plants during a heatwave before ‘it’s too late’

Gardeners first line of defence against this should be to use a layer of mulch around plants to help the soil stay moist...

‘Be water-wise’: Washing up water hack for watering plants during hosepipe ban

Earlier this week, it was announced that water supplier Southern Water has issued a hosepipe ban to customer in Hampshire and the Isle...

Tomato plants: 'Key' tip for watering plants to avoid blossom end rot and blight

The plants can also get a disease called “blossom end rot” which is down to calcium deficiency.This can also be caused by “poor...

Gardeners urged to ‘remember the basics’ of watering – best time to water plants in summer

During hot weather, plants and flowers need watering regularly to ensure their soil stays moist. According to experts at Miracle-Gro, plants are made...

‘Always’ follow these three ‘golden rules’ when watering plants – ‘reduce risk of disease’

Watering too little or too often can wreak havoc on the health of plants but it's not just the frequency gardeners should pay...

Watering: The time of day you should ‘always’ water plants – and it’s not in the morning

Flowers and plants need plenty of water throughout the summer months to help keep them alive. The only means of drawing up water...