How and when do I water my plants?

Hutts Green Planet

Advice for the home gardener:
Every gardener these days knows the importance of being water-wise in the garden. Here are some helpful hints from the Texture Plants Team.

Before You Plant:

If you are not planting your plants straight away, your plants will need to be watered daily while they are still in the pots. So it is better to get your garden beds ready for planting before you buy the plants, rather than be holding plants for several days.

Planting:

Water your plants before you plant them. If the mix is too dry it may fall away and damage the roots. Root damage at the time of planting is a very common cause of plant death. For this reason, you should NOT tease out the roots when you are planting, since this is a sure way to damage or stunt the plant’s growth. Teasing the roots is an old…

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