Environmental Problems
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how often should I water in very cold weather?

Zone Brimingham Alabama | lone added on January 27, 2014 | Answered

It rained a lot about 8 days ago. It has been below freezing most nights since.

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Nikki
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Answered on January 28, 2014
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Heather
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Answered on January 27, 2014

As long as you are getting at least 1"-2" of rainfall or snowfall at least once a month in the winter, you do not need to water. If you are getting less than that, then you can water about once a month or so. While plants do need water during the winter, their water needs are greatly reduced.

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