Avoid These Container Gardening Mistakes

If your container plants are drying out or have rotting roots, you may have made one of these common container gardening mistakes.

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You might think that plants in containers dry out alarmingly quickly because their root systems aren’t huge or able to avail themselves of extensive or deep-ground moisture in hard times, like plants in the garden can. But there’s another reason: their root systems are very nearly exposed, as a thin layer of plastic or clay is all that protects them from the elements.
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