How To Water The Plants

How To Water The Plants

How to Water the Plants



It is often difficult to gauge how much water for container garden plants is necessary. There is a fine line between drought and soggy soil, and either one can be detrimental to plant health. Summer is the most difficult time for container plant watering. Some tips and hints can help the gardener determine when to water container plants. Container Plant Watering: How Much And How Often To Water Potted Plants.


For gardening, one should know exactly how much water your plants may require and how often you should water them. Watering plants also depends on the climatic condition of that locality.





Water is often referred to as the element of life since it is necessary for any form of life to thrive. Plants are living things and require water in order to grow healthy, reproduce, and give a good yield.

Plants normally use water in various processes including photosynthesis, transpiration and to distribute nutrients to entire plant system. Without a sufficient supply of water, plants may not develop well and some may even die.


 Watering the Plants


So regular watering with good quality water is required for the plants. You can water your plants in the early mornings or in the late evenings. The amount of water your plants need changes as they grow. Try to stick with whatever the timings you water the plants.


At the initial stage, the day when you sow the seeds, just sprinkle the water until they germinate later you can use a rose can for watering.

20 days after sowing increase the quantity of water depending on the growth of plants.

In Summer season, water the plants twice a day as the potting mix may dry fast and see that the water is not leached out which may lead to the low nutrient status of potting mix.


Excess of watering is also harmful as it invites more pest and diseases and the tender roots may rot.

This is how you can water your plants and keep them healthy and hydrated.