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How Often Should You Water Plants?

By Lillian Downey ; Updated September 21, 2017

Every plant's needs are different. Most plants require consistently moist but not wet soil. Water when the bottom two thirds of the soil surrounding the roots starts to feel dry.


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A Jill-of-all-trades, Lillian Downey is a certified Responsible Sexuality Educator, certified clinical phlebotomist and a certified non-profit administrator. She's also written extensively on gardening and cooking. She also authors blogs on nail art blog and women's self esteem.