Watering Glads

Allan BALLIETT igg at igg.com
Thu Jul 11 20:34:55 EDT 2002


Thanks for this info, Michael. It makes perfect sense. How do you 
handle it in practice? How much water a day? How much is 'enough'? Do 
you mulch heavily?

Thanks for this info -Allan

>Alan,
>As a cut flower grower of three years I learned that most bulb or 
>tuber crops should be kept at a consitent water level to keep blooms 
>from shattering or wilting over. Don't let the crops dry out!! Deep 
>watering that works for tender annuals or perrenials dosen't work 
>here. Steady as she goes. This will also help problems from 
>intermittent rains.
>Michael 
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