Watering flowers: At certain times of the day, it may harm the plants
Created: 05/19/2022, 22:19
By: Jessica Young
Plants need a lot of water, especially when the sun is shining.
However, some hobby gardeners then make a typical watering mistake.
Dortmund – It is not only important how the plants are watered, but also when.
Watering the plant should therefore be avoided at certain times of the day, as RUHR24 reports.
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Watering flowers: At this time of day it can harm the plants
In order for the plant to have some of the water as long as possible at high temperatures, it should not be watered
at midday, according to
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This time of day is usually the warmest in summer, so the water evaporates quickly.
This can lead to the flowers dying of thirst despite the water supply (more garden news at RUHR24)
In addition, wet leaves can cause serious burns, as they are particularly attracted to the sun's rays.
Many consumers therefore water their flowers in the evening when the temperatures have dropped.
But even this time of day is not ideal.
Because hobby gardeners then risk that the plants are in wet soil and begin to rot.
They are also more susceptible to snails and harmful fungal diseases.
Hobby gardeners should also refrain from doing any other gardening work, otherwise they could face fines.
Water the flowers properly: This time of day is particularly suitable
The best time to water the plants is early morning.
According to the
, between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. is the best time, as that is when it is coolest and evaporation is low.
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People who water their garden automatically, for example with so-called pearl hoses, have an advantage.
You can use a timer and set it accordingly.
If you water your flowers at the wrong time, you risk damaging the plant.
However, rainwater should be best suited for irrigation, such as from a well or a rain barrel.
Water from the tap is often too cold for the flowers, which is why it is best to leave it in the watering can for a few days before using it.