Drought and heat go hand-in-hand, and long periods can be lethal to your garden. When summers spike to 90 degrees and higher, water evaporates rapidly from the ground and air; dehydrating your plants. A hot summer with little rain can quickly dry up reservoirs, leading to drought and enforced water restrictions, leaving gardeners with the challenge of keeping their plants properly hydrated.
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But don’t lose hope just yet if you live in a dry and dusty environment. We’ve got a handful of efficient watering tips and tricks that can help you keep your garden looking vibrant.