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Water, water everywhere, but make sure your plants get some!!

All plants need water to live and grow. Water helps plants to stand up tall. It helps plants move nutrients through the stems and leaves and helps to keep the plant cool. Some plants need more water than others do. For the kind of plants you will be growing in your garden, you can almost be certain that you will need to add water.

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