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Q.Watering My Hanging Petunia Basket

hope added on April 24, 2012 | Answered

When I water my hanging petunia basket, is it okay to sprinkle over the blooms? The basket is hanging very high and I want to sprinkle with a wand; is this okay to water over the blooms?

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Answered on April 25, 2012

Watering the foliage or blooms of plants is usually not a good idea, as it can lead to fungal infections, which thrive in moist conditions. If you must water with a wand, try to keep the water stream/spray towards the base of the plant, taking care to keep the foliage/blooms from getting too wet.

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