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Hot or cold water will not benefit the plant in any way. Water that is hot (even the water in a hose that was left out in the sun all day) can scald the foliage and also harm the roots. While cold water can really damage the plant's roots, especially tropical houseplants. The best temperature is between 62f and 72f (or room temp.). Timing does play a role ...


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Do not use fabric or pond liner of any kind. Roots of trees are no big deal. Just cut them off, pull them out and whatever is left will become organic matter. Landscape fabric was never meant to be used for any other purpose than under gravel over soil. This prevents the fines from working their way up through the larger pores of the gravel layer and you ...


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If tree roots are getting in your bed every year then you could do one or both of these: every spring trench around the bed and cut any roots that have grown towards it. I suggest that either trees are close or water is in short supply if roots are that aggressive food grade pond liner is environmentally inert, lasts for 25 years and roots cannot ...



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