Can Water Runoff From Compost Harm Vegetable Plants?

Answer Nutrient-packed compost piles are one of the most beneficial things for a garden. But vegetable gardens always require extra care and attention to what goes into them, since what comes out of them ... Read More »

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Would the backwash or wastewater from a saltwater pool harm plants flooded by that water?

Yes. The salt water will cause soil salinity which will damage most plants currently growing and will have lasting and environmentally damaging effects. The salt water needs to be diluted with fr... Read More »

Is it OK to water vegetable plants with water that has been treated by a water softener?

No, you should not water vegetables or other plants with softened water. Softened water has been treated to remove minerals and has high sodium content. Sodium will hurt your plants and may also da... Read More »

Will Clorox in water harm water plants?

Clorox, a name brand of bleach, kills plants no matter what temperature of water it is in. The amount of bleach in the water affects how quickly the plants will die.References:How to Get Rid of Thi... Read More »

Can chlorinated water harm garden plants?

Chlorine-treated tap water has very low concentrations of chlorine, and is not generally harmful to plants. However, high concentrations of chlorine, as found in swimming pools, can potentially cau... Read More »