Many factors affect the amount of moisture that a plant needs and gets. Certain plants do well with more moisture in the air, others do well in drier conditions each plant being adapted to its own environment. When buying your plants it is important to note its moisture requirements so you know whether it is suitable for where you wish to plant it.
Sun affects moisture, its energy evaporates the moisture from the soil and plants. Too much sun and not enough water will dry plants out.
Too much water can waterlog the roots of a plant. Leading to rotting leaves or roots.
You should water your plants to about two and a halve centimetres below the surface of the soil when they dry out. You should never allow them to dry out completely.
Mulching or covering the surface of the soil with a weed control fabric, gravel or chipped bark prevents moisture evaporation and keeps the weeds under control. If you are to grow