Chris Bonnett from GardeningExpress said: “Obviously sun is good for our plants, but it’s important to take care of them in really high levels of heat. Intense sun can weaken plants, they may begin to wilt and their leaves can become damaged and of course it can be really frustrating for gardeners if this happens. There are a few small things you can do like moving the plants into shade and watering them at the right time to help protect them in a heatwave.”
To begin with, Chris recommended watering the plants before or after the sun has hit its peak.
The expert said this was “best” for the plant.
Chris explained: “Watering plants at the hottest point of the day won’t really benefit them.
“It needs to be done when it’s slightly cooler to give the plants the chance to really soak up the water.
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