PROPERTY NEWS - With our country's great summer climate, we can look forward to spending our time outdoors enjoying the warm weather in our gardens. However, a gorgeous garden requires work, especially when it comes to keeping it well watered.
The ideal solution is a rainwater tank, but if you don't have space to place it discretely behind a wall, it can be an eyesore.
This different plastic rainwater tanks is the perfect addition to every garden and outdoor space as the aesthetically pleasing tank will enhance the space, doing away with the need to be hidden, while the operation of the rainwater harvesting system is simple, but efficient.
Its sandstone colour complements any outdoor colour set up. The tank itself has an inner black lining to prevent algae growth. In addition, it sports an overflow as well as an outlet at the bottom of the tank that can be connected to a water pump. And, as tanks go, it also has a tap.
When's the best time to water your garden?
Early in the morning is best. When you water your garden in the evening it can encourage fungus growth. Rather water thoroughly twice a week than superficially every day.
If you have pot plants, make sure they also get enough water, as pots can get extremely hot.
You can also use mulch, which will help the soil to retain moisture. Alternatively, you can use water retention granules, peat, vermiculite, perlite, or clay aggregate. Keep your garden clear of weeds and remove any diseased, damaged, or dead debris to ensure your plants get all the water.
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