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Water & Irrigation

By Stacie Martin Why do plants need water? Plants are made up of 90% water and use it for many different plant processes including food creation through photosynthesis, carbon dioxide exchange, cooling through transpiration, and meeting the cells requirement for plant structure. Plants that are newly planted or have sustained construction damage require more water than established plants. This is because their root systems are smaller. Watering at Gathering Place is one of the most essent... Read More
at Saturday, August 1, 2020