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Watering tips for hot summer days

Posted: Monday, June 10, 2019 1:25 pm | Updated: 1:25 pm, Mon Jun 10, 2019.

True or false? Watering your garden on a sunny day will burn plants.

There might be good reasons to avoid watering your garden on a sunny afternoon, but causing scorched leaves is not one of them. The myth that water droplets act like tiny prisms or magnifying glasses and burn leaves has no basis. And anyone who watched the sun come out after our long stretch of wet weather knows that water quickly evaporates.

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