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Watch your plants shoot up in size by giving them a good watering. Just like us, plants need water regularly to stay healthy and to grow. But while you’re watering, remember the environment and try not to waste too much water.
Follow the guidelines below to make sure you give your plants the right amount.
Using a watering can, you need to water your plants at the roots so that they soak up the water.
They need watering all year round but sometimes the rain is enough. Make sure you water them regularly from May to September. If they are wilting – or looking a little sad – give them an extra water throughout the rest of the year.
Water your plants in the evening so that the water doesn’t evaporate in the heat or scorch the poor leaves!
Pour water directly into the soil, rather than on the plant itself.
Pour just enough water so that it is moist. Indoor plants don’t like too much water.
You can place saucers underneath your plant pots to catch any excess water.
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