How Often Should I Water My Vegetable Garden?

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Water gardens once a week, moistening the soil to a depth of 6 to 8 inches for best root development and plant growth. Frequent light watering causes shallow root systems.

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Nannette Richford is an avid gardener, teacher and nature enthusiast with more than four years' experience in online writing. Richford holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from the University of Maine Orono and certifications in teaching 7-12 English, K-8 General Elementary and Birth to age 5.

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