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Plant-Sitter Tip

Here’s how Pam Baggett makes sure her plant sitter waters properly.
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When I abandon my dog and my container garden to head for the beach, I thread bright pink surveyor’s tape through the pots that will need watering. The stuff is blinding and tacky-looking but perfect for making sure the pet sitter knows exactly where to aim the hose. No more notes about which plants are succulents that shouldn’t be watered and which are the elephant ears desperate for a daily drenching, and no more dead plants when I get home!

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