This is the time
honored method of watering landscape plants...by
hand. In the olden days, this meant hand carrying
water from the well or nearby stream but today, of
course, this refers to watering with a hose and
This is a time
consuming way of watering but it does allow you to
keep a closer eye on your plants and gets you out
into the air. The key is to be patient enough to
deliver enough water for the plant before moving on.
It should be directed toward the base of the main
stem and should be enough to soak into the root zone
of the plant.