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3 mistakes you should stop making when watering plants

Watering plants requires knowledge and skills to avoid mistakes that may negatively affect the health and yield of plants.

How to water plants properly [Swan Hose]

Watering vegetables is not only a matter of keeping the plants properly hydrated.

This is a complicated process that requires knowledge and skills to avoid mistakes that may negatively affect the health and yield of plants.

Here are some tips to water your plants to avoid negative results:

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The basic mistake that many people make is using cold water to water vegetables. Water that is too cold can cause thermal shock in plants, which will make them grow slower.

Interestingly, water temperature is important not only for ornamental plants but also for vegetables. For example, if we water cucumbers with the wrong water, they may lose their proper shape. The best water for watering plants is water at a lukewarm temperature.

Another mistake people make is watering the leaves instead of the roots. This can not only burn the leaves but also weaken them, making them more susceptible to the development of fungal diseases. This is important for many plants, including tomatoes.

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When watering, remember to pour water on the ground, not on the plant. This way, you will reduce the risk of developing a fungal disease.

Watering vegetables from a great height or with too strong a stream of water is another mistake that can destroy delicate plants and wash away nutrients from the soil. To provide vegetables with optimal growing conditions, they should be watered gently and from a low height.

This article was originally published by Onet.

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