watering - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by bobsrams
July 21, 2006
Here in southern California, when is the best time to water, morning or evening?

Answer from NGA
July 21, 2006
In the summertime, watering in the morning will rehydrate plants and soil, helping prepare them for the hot afternoon temperatures. Watering in the morning will also allow the foliage to dry before nightfall, which will help them avoid fungal diseases. If you have a choice, early morning is best.

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