leaving home for 6 weeks - Knowledgebase Question

oldsmar, Fl
Question by sleepotb
May 16, 2009
i am leaving my house for 6 weeks..i live in Tampa. is there anything i need to do to help my plants perennials servive..i have put down some weed protection, rocks, sprayed for weeds. i must fertilize now, anything else oh yeah, hope for a reainy season Thank you

Answer from NGA
May 16, 2009


Sounds to me as though you have done everything possible to ensure the good health of your plants. Rain will help, but a drip system would be ideal. Or a reliable neighbor who can at least check to make sure the plants get adequate moisture if rainfall is sparse. Best wishes with your landscape!

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