Another common question we get asked by homeowners is how often they should water their plants and trees. Many who inquire are hoping our answer will be universal; however, when it comes to how often to water and the amounts needed, each plant and tree species have specific requirements.

In today’s column, we’ll take a quick look at the different watering factors to consider, along with checking soil conditions, times to water, and general watering guidelines. Being that annuals, perennials, and newly planted trees, and shrubs are common here in Tallahassee and Leon County, we’ll briefly cover general watering instructions too.

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