When to water garden in summer

Written by Joy

Sep 29 2020

When to water garden in summer
When to water garden in summer? Plant transpiration is accelerated, and the symptoms of water shortage are very easy to appear. Watering garden in summer is advisable in the early morning or evening to avoid the high temperature and scorching sun at noon. The water droplets on the leaves can easily cause burns. For some plants that love high humidity, such as ferns, carnivorous plants and so on, in addition to watering, spray can also increase the air humidity and achieve the purpose of cooling down. Spray is not a substitute for watering. Spray can't solve their demand for water. Water still needs to be poured. Of course, you'd better not spray it in summer, and immediately die after spraying.​
when to water garden in summer

Summer watering garden tips I

When watering, you'd better not simply water it once every three days or once a week. You better learn to judge for yourself. Usually the surface of the soil is white before watering. The amount and frequency of watering is determined according to the type of plant, soil, pots and climate. Dry plants should be watered less to keep the soil moist, and wet plants should be watered more to keep the soil moist without accumulating water for a long time. The soil is well drained, and the watering frequency is high, but the watering frequency is low if the drainage is poor; There are no real rules for growing flowers. You have to observe and practice more on your own. Only you know your plants best.
In fact, good soil preparation can save a lot of effort. Good soil ventilation and high drainage and water retention can ensure that the soil is moist but does not accumulate water, and reduce the probability of plant root death due to dampness. For novices, occasionally watering too much May not matter. Some friends directly dig garden soil or even plant with rhubarb mud, which is a test of watering skills. So when it comes to growing flowers, the first important thing is to understand your plants, and the second important thing is to choose the right soil, once and for all.

Summer watering garden tips II

After the plants appear wilting, it is recommended to move the potted flowers to a cool place, and use the soaking method to replenish water, because the water absorption capacity will become worse when the soil mass is completely dried. At this time, the pot of water will be stuffed and the bottom will flow out. Does not retain moisture. The soaking method is to find a shallow-mouthed basin larger than the diameter of the flowerpot. You fill in water, then you can put the flowerpot on it, and you can take it out when you see the top soil is moist without soaking for too long. Usually, it is best to water the flowers slowly and repeatedly. You'd better ensure that the soil has enough water to eat, and finally drain the water in the tray.
Explain the terms of these watering, which will be mentioned frequently in the future.

Water when the soil is dry

You ought to water the soil before it is dry.

Water enough

Watering should be watered thoroughly, based on the outflow of water from the bottom of the basin. In order to ensure that the soil fully absorbs water, it can be watered slowly and repeatedly until the water penetrates slowly. Please remember not just water a little at a time. The upper soil is moist and the bottom soil will never eat water. Over time, the root system will be entrenched in the upper layer and it is difficult to penetrate deeply, which affects plant growth.

Flexible watering

It means that the watering should be dry and wet alternately. After one watering, waiting until the soil surface is white before watering the second time. At this time, the soil at the bottom of the flowerpot is still slightly moist, so you don't need to wait until the soil is completely dry before watering.