The Best Water for Potted Plants

Plants in containers, indoor or outdoor, need water free from chemicals or salts. Sodium is present in softened water. Use water from an outdoor tap, or fill a watering can indoors and let the water sit overnight so that any chemicals disperse.

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Daffodil Planter's writing appears in the Chicago Sun-Times, and she is the Sacramento Gardening Scene Examiner for Examiner.com. A member of the Garden Writers Association, she has a bachelor's degree from Stanford, a law degree from the University of Virginia and studies horticulture at Sierra College.