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What is Transpiration and Why is it Important for Our Plants?, Ep 6 - Growing Joy with Maria




As we are in the hottest month of the year for us northern hemisphere folk, I thought it was just fitting to share this little nugget of knowledge with you on transpiration and how water moves through our plants as we are likely watering our plants more than we ever have. In this Nugget of Knowledge, Garden Society’s resident horticulturist Leslie Halleck gives a little more insight on a familiar yet essential aspect of caring for plants – understanding how they use and move water. I’m sure I’m not the only one noticing the effects of transpiration on our plants as we move through this heat, so let’s dive in!

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In this episode we learn:

  • [00:02] Are you overwatering your plants?
  • [00:36] What is a nugget of knowledge?
  • [01:51] What you’ll get when you join the Garden Society
  • [02:16] What is transpiration in plants?
  • [02:49] What does transpiration do for plants?
  • [04:58] Your open invitation to horticulturist-led plant lectures!


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