Saturday, April 24, 2010

Kitchen Gardener Mistakes (4)

4. Not watering properly. Both over watering and under watering are a problem. If you let the plants get too wet it is a recipe for disease. If they get too dry they will wilt. The key is frequent consistent watering. In the beginning of the season a light watering will due. But as the season progresses, deep watering is required to encourage deep root growth. Plants with deep roots will survive a dry spell much easier than plants with a shallow root system.

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