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Post  bripow(MI) on 4/25/2010, 9:50 pm

In the SFG book Mel doesn't really give any specifics on watering other than to say you should look at the plants to determine if they need water. Is there a better rule of thumb than that?
What about with new seeds you have planted, should those get water daily?
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Post  Retired Member 1 on 4/25/2010, 11:23 pm

I water seeds and seedlings daily, and at present the transplants every two days. Come summer I'll probably need to water some things twice a day. My rule of thumb for everything except newly planted seeds is to stick my finger in the mix to see if it is damp about 2" down. If not, then I water.

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