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10 Things Your Garden Wishes You Knew


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You're Drowning Me

Lighten up on the water, please! Just because I'm a garden doesn't mean I can handle the small pond's worth of H2O you're dumping on me each day. Even a garden has its limits, you know. In fact, putting too much water on me can be just as bad as not enough water. You have to strike a balance. My roots need to breathe, and when you drown me, they don't have the chance. You know what too much water leads to? Rot. Fungal disease. Mold. So, please put down the hose and back away from the spigot.