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Most research seems to conclude that watering the leaves themselves has little benefit and can in some instance cause some risk. Applying specific types of "feed" to the leaves seems to be noted as a separate process and has been shown to be beneficial especially amongst fruiting plants. One query I have had in regards to the idea however was brought about ...
Water pumps aren't very expensive if you know where to look -- the submersible pumps for water fountains or hydroponics are often under $20. You may need an adaptor to attach it to a garden hose, or just buy a length of tubing for the pump if you're not going too far with it. The only issue is that they won't drain 100% of the water. They typically have ...
A relatively low cost (~$100), and multipurpose solution is to purchase a Shop Vac style vacuum with a water pump feature. I have one that I use when my basement floods. Basically it's a standard canister vac that has a water pump attachment that goes on instead of an air filter and bag. Then you attach a garden hose to a port in the lid and run the hose to ...
Perhaps you could enlist the help of your kids - fill up some water guns and let them loose on the garden!
My guess is something related to your soil. I'd get the soil tested and see what the results are. It's very possible that it is just over watering but that looks like a decent investment and a soil test is relatively cheap. If you have a university near by that does horticulture type work they probably provide cheap soil tests and advice.
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