Watering vegetables: Use water wisely

Vegetables need a regular supply of water from planting until harvest, and can’t be grown successfully under rain-fed conditions in the drier parts of southern Africa. Here is some advice for saving water when growing veggies. The secret to using water wisely is to water slowly, deeply, and less often…

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Watering the veggie field or patch

Vegetables need regular watering from planting until harvest. The practice of water conservation is useful especially if there is a dry spell after sowing, emergence and transplanting. The secret of using water wisely is to water slowly, deeply, and less often to avoid water loss through drainage and evaporation. Slow,…

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