The Q&A Archives: Tips for Watering Your Vegetable Garden

Question: How often and long should you water your vegetable garden? Robert Williams St. Augustine, FL

Answer: There are innumerable conditions for watering a vegetable garden: -Different crops have different water needs. -Amount required will depend on stage of growth of plants, young plants are very sensitive to dying if dried out. -Water deeply or not at all-to depth of 6". -Average amount of water =1"/week, 1 1/2" in hot dry climates. -Use drip irrigation or soaker hoses. -Best time to water is in the morning.

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