All plants need water- even those that are tolerant of our summer dry conditions. Water makes up 90-98 percent of every plant we grow. It's needed for photosynthesis, as well as reproduction and defense against pests.
Ambius plant specialists explore one of the most frequently asked confounding questions when it comes to plant care: How often should I water my plants?
DIY Plant Watering Bottles
Are you ever faced with going away for a few days only to return to…
How Much Water Do My Tomato Plants Need?
There are many factors that affect how much water tomato plants need, such as weather conditions and the size and growth rate of the plant.
How to Water New Trees, Shrubs, and Other Plants
Award-winning landscapers and landscape designers in Lancaster, PA explain how to water your new trees, shrubs, and flowers in your new plantings.
How To Choose Aquatic Plants For Your Pond And Water Garden
Here are a few things you must understand about aquatic plants along with a selection of plants that can fill important roles and create the effects you want.
Watering Guide for First Year Plantings
A step by step process for watering newly planted trees and shrubs. Learn everything you need to know about watering plants in the landscape.
What's Growing On: Spring ahead with water-wise plants
The abundant rains we received this past winter have our reservoirs feeling less empty, but any long-term California resident knows how quickly this can
How planting trees can improve water quality
Reforestation of marginal, degraded, or abandoned agricultural land really does offer significant benefits in water quality, research shows.
How planting trees is helping to solve the water crisis in SWFL
More than fifty people spent the morning planting hundreds of trees in Cape Coral to help with the water crisis in Southwest Florida.
How a Town in California Is Trying to Survive Without Water
“This is very much a square peg, round hole kind of disaster"
Too Much Water: How to Know if you’re Overwatering Your Plants and How to Fix It
Don’t let the act of overwatering your plants negatively affect the curb appeal of your entire property and it’s landscaping.
Tree Care Tip: Newly planted trees receive about 20 gallons of water per week...
Tree Care Tip: Newly planted trees receive about 20 gallons of water per week, especially in the hot, dry summer months. Tree pits should be kept free o... - Default Name - Google+
How to Survive a Heat Wave
Vegetable plants need nutrients, sun and water to thrive. If they are popped into the soil and left on their own they most likely will do poorly, unless yo
10 Native plants for low-water landscaping
Using native plants is great for your water bills and the environment. Here are our top 10 picks for native plants for low water landscaping!
10 Tips for Conserving Water
According to the United States Envionmental Protection Agency, there are 13.5+ million in-ground irrigation systems and up to 50 percent of the water used outdoors is wasted from inefficient watering methods and systems waste and protect the environment Check for leaks, broken heads and other potential problems annually. Change your settings to adjust for seasonal differences and reset the timer when needed. Know how to run…
Sprinkler tips to save water
Proper programming of a sprinkler system and incorporating new technology identified in this video can help homeowners conserve water and save money. For mor...
Water Gardens & Fishing
Should you run the pump or not this winter? We typically recommend shutting down the pump over the winter months sometime in late December, early January and restarting it in mid March to April. Although some customers enjoy running their pumps year round and get very cool ice sculptures from it, there are some concerns. The first is the chance of ice dams forming in the waterfall & creek. This can cause a water to leak from the pond and cause a significant…
Lawn Watering Tips
Proper watering techniques guarantee the health and beauty of your lawn. Learn more from the lawn care experts at Grounds Guys.
Landscaping Tip: September Watering and Irrigation
In the fall months, irrigation should be reduced to help plants harden off in preparation for cold winter temperatures. While September is still too early to stop irrigating gardens and landscapes, reduce the amount of water applied. As temperatures cool, plants simply need less water, so cutting back on water now is part of the…
How Much Water Is Needed to Feed the World
Did you know that agriculture consumes 70% of fresh water? With staggering facts as such, we have to wonder: how much water are we eating? The infographic below has information that may surprise you, but we hope it also makes you think about solutions to this worldwide problem. Some of the items on your plate …