PUBLISHED: 14:35 23 July 2018 | UPDATED: 14:35 23 July 2018 Deborah McMorran If you have plants in a greenhouse they are at risk of overheating whilst it’s so hot. Picture: Getty This content is subject to copyright. The sun’s still shining and many of our gardens are struggling to cope. Deborah advises on how to use water most wisely this summer… If you were sensible enough to have taken up the local councils on their subsidised water butt schemes earlier in the year, you may well have had a bit of extra rainwater saved up. Picture: GettyThe last couple of months have been punishing on the garden – with next to no rain for several weeks, it is not surprising that the lawns are looking dead, and the trees and shrubs are starting to shed their leaves. With the need to conserve water as important as it is, we must look to the best ways of looking after the plants in our gardens, without wasting water wherever possible.It is likely that if you were sensible enough to have taken up the local councils on their subsidised water butt schemes earlier in the year, you may well have had a… Read full this story
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