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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday

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9:00 am to 6:00 pm Mon-Sat
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Watering your way to Happy Plants

Once your garden has been planted, nothing is more important to its ability to thrive than water. When provided too little water, plants are unable to develop properly and become more susceptible to damage from pests. Too much water can of course be equally bad. In soil that is kept too moist plants become prone to rots and other diseases.
Don’t let your plants go thirsty!
It is important to provide deep slow watering to your plants and not just a quick shower spray of water. Water thoroughly and deeply at the base of the plant to get to the root zone is vital to plant health.
If soil is dry to a 1/2 inch (or to the second knuckle of your finger) its definitely time to water!  How often you water is reflected by the temperature, amount of sunlight, how well the plants are mulched and whether the plants are in flower (during flowering, plants generally require more water). But always keep in mind, you can most definitely water too much also.

 

We encourage you to use mulch. Mulch reduces surface runoff and slows evaporation from the soil

Soaker Hose

surface. Soaker hoses are also a great way to maximize water to your plants and give them that good soak they need.

The best time to water is early in the morning.  This allows moisture on the leaves time to dry out. It’s much more difficult for plant diseases to get a foothold when the foliage is dry.
Watering is essential in our Texas summer heat!  Your plants will be happy and healthy if you take a little time and give them some nice deep watering!