rainwater

Help please - we have not had enough rainwater here to keep watering my 3 new blueberry plants; can I use cooled boiled water instead.

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  • GDNAMGDNAM Posts: 13

    You can draw off mains water and let it sit for 48 hours, that will de-chlorinate it and it can then be used on your plants.

     

    Steve

  • SalinoSalino Posts: 1,609

    ...as an addition I would add a couple of unused tea bags to the tap water in a watering can, before resting it for 24 hours, as it is supposed to acidify it, suitable for Blueberries and suchlike...

  • ItalophileItalophile Posts: 1,647

    A tbsp of vinegar to a gallon of water will acidify it too. I use it every third or fourth time I water my toms in the ground. The soil here is utterly alkaline - the peninsula is mainly limestone - and the water is equally so.

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