Watering plants effectively

Use water wisely in your garden, by following Alan Titchmarsh's video guide.

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During dry spells, many border plants will start to wilt and may stop flowering, so you need to get out the watering can and give them some help. But it’s important not to waste your efforts, or your water, by watering incorrectly. In this short video, Alan Titchmarsh shows you how to water effectively, including where to direct the water, how much to give plants, how to tell if you’ve watered enough, and the best time of day to do it for maximum impact.

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