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Watering Vegetables

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A photo of cabbage growing in a vegetable garden.
With many kinds of vegetables in your garden, they often have different moisture requirements during their development. This guide is about watering vegetables.
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August 20, 2008

Like people, plants are composed mainly of water, for some, as much as 95%.

Waiting until you see your vegetables wilting before you turn on the hose is a big mistake. Water affects fruit size, yield, and quality of flavor, so to ensure good production, it's important to know which stages in their development they need water the most.

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It's nearly impossible to develop a watering schedule that works equally well for every vegetable in your garden. The best thing to do is to determine individual crop needs by monitoring your garden everyday. Here are some critical watering periods according to vegetable type:

Tips for watering your vegetables

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Should I water my vegetable garden when it is calling for frost?

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