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We got our automatic watering system in. The plants are in 25 gal tubs and are about four feet tall . What Im wondering is it better to water less frequently with larger amts or more frequently with smaller amts. Right now we are set on every third day for 15 minutes which gets the soil good and saturated - the instructions say the system delivers a gallon an hour - not sure that is correct. But so far so good

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They say that if you water too frequently with small amounts your roots don't grow down for the moisture and you have shallow roots and a weaker plant. It's good to try to get a plants to send roots down searching for moisture. Also, when water goes into your drainage pan, and then gets sucked back up by the plant, it provides oxygen to the roots in the process.

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They say that if you water too frequently with small amounts your roots don't grow down for the moisture and you have shallow roots and a weaker plant. It's good to try to get a plants to send roots down searching for moisture. Also, when water goes into your drainage pan, and then gets sucked back up by the plant, it provides oxygen to the roots in the process.

I agree 

 

Some just have to learn on there own i know some that water everyday and some that don't water at all Lol

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