Tag: watering

Watering Starts Where Rain Finishes

UNITED STATES—For a while last winter, it seemed like the rain would never stop. Obviously, it did. The warm spring weather that followed helped...

Rain Makes Watering Seem Obsolete

UNITED STATES—Watering has not been much of a concern lately. All the rain has kept our gardens too wet to work in. Some of...

Do Not Forget Potted Plants

UNITED STATES—Aside from all the seasonal raking and dormant pruning, there is not as much to do in the garden as there was earlier...

When It Rains It Pours

UNITED STATES—For those who do not remember ancient history, this wet stuff that fell from the sky recently is known as “rain." It used...

Watering Trees Is Still Important

UNITED STATES—All the optimistic predictions of a rainy winter do not help with the drought yet. Nice warm weather only makes the garden even...

Know The Time To Conserve Water

UNITED STATES—In the wild, plants take water when it comes as rain. Native plants and plants that are from similar climates might be happy...

Start Young Trees Off Right

UNITED STATES—Young trees are so impressionable. Too much water can damage their roots, or cause them to disperse too shallowly. Improper pruning can disfigure...

Maintenance Gardeners Often Need Help

UNITED STATES―Even some of the most avid of garden enthusiasts get some of the work in the garden done by maintenance gardeners. In many...

This Parade Needs Some Rain

UNITED STATES—The lack or rain has really gotten serious! This winter so far has been the driest ever recorded. The past two winters had...

Potted Plants Need Work Too

UNITED STATES—Potted plants can be a problem any time of the year. Some want more water than get. Most get too much water or...
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