spot_img
13.7 C
London
HomeTagsWatering

Tag: watering

French activists fill golf holes with cement to protest watering exemptions during drought

Climate activists affiliated with Extinction Rebellion have targeted golf courses in southern France, filling holes with concrete in protest over exemptions from water restrictions during one of the worst droughts on record. France has told residents to avoid non-essential water usage like car-washing and...

‘Key thing’ to remember when watering plants during a heatwave before ‘it’s too late’

Gardeners first line of defence against this should be to use a layer of mulch around plants to help the soil stay moist after watering. There are many different mulch materials gardeners can use during a heatwave - dry grass clippings from your lawn...

‘Be water-wise’: Washing up water hack for watering plants during hosepipe ban

Earlier this week, it was announced that water supplier Southern Water has issued a hosepipe ban to customer in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, starting on August 5. According to the Met Office, July 2022 has been the driest in England since...

Tomato plants: 'Key' tip for watering plants to avoid blossom end rot and blight

The plants can also get a disease called “blossom end rot” which is down to calcium deficiency.This can also be caused by “poor watering”.She added: “One of my big tips with tomatoes is regular watering, properly, at the base.“Try not to water the...

Gardeners urged to ‘remember the basics’ of watering – best time to water plants in summer

During hot weather, plants and flowers need watering regularly to ensure their soil stays moist. According to experts at Miracle-Gro, plants are made up of around 80 percent water and it helps them to transport minerals from the soil. Martine Le Gassic, creative...

‘Always’ follow these three ‘golden rules’ when watering plants – ‘reduce risk of disease’

Watering too little or too often can wreak havoc on the health of plants but it's not just the frequency gardeners should pay attention to. Giving the garden a drink at the wrong time of day can be equally as damaging - so when...
India Times Post