10 Watering Tips Help Your Garden Beat the Heat
Here are some tips for keeping your miniature garden, and your full-sized garden, healthy during heat waves. You may be in an area with a water ban as well so it is even more critical to conserve whatever water you can. With proper watering techniques, you can get the most out of your watering even in extreme temperatures.
The following tips can work for containers or for the garden bed.
1. Test: Only water if needed. Stick your finger down into the soil at least an inch deep. If it is still moist or damp, you can put off the watering for a day or so. If it’s dry, then water. For smaller pots, lift them up to feel how heavy, or light, they are. Dry soil will be much lighter than moist soil.
2. Frequency: Water your in ground gardens…
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