The stifling heat is back, and is causing many gardeners to go into "conservation mode."  You need to water your plants religiously during these hot and dry periods, but not to the point of drowning them according to one garden expert.

Asta Sadauskis, owner of The Greenery in Godfrey, tells The Big Z if you've been watering every day, you might want to take a break.

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You can move potted plants and hanging baskets to shadier areas, and experts agree you should not fertilize in extreme heat.


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