Indoor Gardening: Watering, How to Tell if You Are Overwatering

Indoor Gardening: Watering, How to Tell if You Are Overwatering

In this episode we are going to be covering watering – How much water is too much, and how often should you be watering an indoor garden.
How to have a successful garden:
pt. 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYAREY6iJqU
pt. 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z–LgG-7om8
pt. 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13pHblR4k34
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44 Comments

  1. Fred Koerber on August 6, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    So you not sure either…. Got it

  2. Mary Waynick on August 6, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    Can’t wait to see how you old seeds do. I have some Okra pods from about 5 years ago and have been wondering if it would grow.

  3. Mary Waynick on August 6, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    Ordered my seeds! YAY!

  4. STOGGYRETURNS on August 6, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    What lights are you running?

  5. Tim Huffman on August 6, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    Good reminder about the importance of watering… Thanks for the video Luke!

  6. Michele Marble on August 6, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    Thank you for answering my moisture concerns in the cellar.

  7. Kj K on August 6, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    I’ve always heard to use a fan when growing indoors to help the stems grow and gain strength. You don’t think that’s necessary?

  8. Owens Rayfeilds on August 6, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    please show dont talk,,too much,,i have to skip….

  9. Kathy Clark on August 6, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    Hi, I got the email that my wishlist item was back in stock but I’m having problems adding it to my cart and purchasing it.

  10. J Dee on August 6, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    You have done an amazing job at explaining.

  11. Owens Rayfeilds on August 6, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    your plants are dying ,lol ,,show more,,,, lessss  talk…..prove,,, your talk…..

  12. Cate's Garden on August 6, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    Really good info. I find people tend to get a bit overenthusiastic about watering, and then they’re not sure "what happened"…I remember this myself as a novice gardener.

  13. PinkChucky15 on August 6, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    Loved it, definitely very helpful 🙂

  14. Anne Sansone on August 6, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Love the glasses!

  15. SantaAnaRoadWildman on August 6, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Thanks Luke Very thorough! Im so excited I made my 1st order from your store last week! Look for a very special order going to Hollister, CA lol

  16. Tone 5 Klick on August 6, 2021 at 9:56 pm

    I was so concerned with over watering that I end up under watering

  17. jameyhaz on August 6, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Good information. Not going to show your lighting or talk about the lighting setup?

  18. Eno's cache on August 6, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    I love your videos!! but have you ever tried aquaponics? it works great for indoor growing, and a lot less bugs!

  19. Alejandro Seetal on August 6, 2021 at 10:01 pm

    What language did he speak at the start of the video. 😂😂😂😂😂😂 thanks for the info man

  20. Nelson4207 on August 6, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    Thanks for the video. 👍

  21. 628DirtRooster Bees on August 6, 2021 at 10:07 pm

    If course we learned something new. Always do on your channel.

  22. EarthNatureArt on August 6, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Great information, thanks for sharing! When growing plants indoors would you suggest to provide them with a fan to strengthen the stems, or is that unnecessary? By the way, i just noticed you’re almost at 100,000 subscribers! It went up so quickly in the last few years i didn’t even notice.

  23. Kayla Dionyssiou on August 6, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    Links are missing, just FYI.

  24. 6996katmom on August 6, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    I got my seeds and have planted most of them. Thanks

  25. Mignon Prinsloo on August 6, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Just realised why my beans are failing, thanks for the help 🙂

  26. Chicks Down South on August 6, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Love the tips on watering. Tried to order your Trifecta+ Fertilizer but they look to all be sold out. Was I looking at the correctly?

  27. Todd Blessing on August 6, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    I just started this year my indoor garden,I grow alot of redbeets, but I’m trying them in pots,with heat mat and grow lights,will they still give a beet,any tips ?

  28. Nathan Marshall on August 6, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    Love the indoor garden. Just placed my first seed order with you guys. Can’t wait to get them in and get my seedlings started for spring.

  29. Kurafortak on August 6, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    Dude- you were ahead of the times and some of the viewers – 👏

    You were trying to explain paying attention to the xylem density and evapotranspiration- wow! You sir, were on the money ! Dead on the money ! And zero drain 😉

    I tip my hat to you, sir- I’m just sorry it took me this long to find you !

  30. Anne Studley on August 6, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Thanks a lot for that information, Luke. If a plant is in a container with holes at the bottom, wouldn’t the water be at least coming out of the holes before one could over-water? I have a peace lily that was starting to wilt, but the soil was damp. But when I put a little water in, it seemed to perk up. So far no water has come out of the holes, even though there is a little white mold or something growing on part of the surface. And do yellow leaves always indicate too much water? I have scented geranium whose leaves start to droop when I need to water it, which is often. It’s very bushy with lots of green leaves, but here and there are browning leaves. I thought it was just like dead skin cells on people, but is there something wrong with the plant?

  31. Prince Joe King on August 6, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    How do I know if my lights are strong enough?

    My basil sprouted probably a week ago but they still haven’t even begun to develop their first set of adult leaves

  32. Dave Mojarra 2 on August 6, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    No drain holes? Yeah, root rot will be a concern, along with other PM issues.

  33. Russell Ballestrini | unturf. on August 6, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    Very cool. Yeah striking the right balance for watering is tricky. The room humidity, soil composition, and soil depth are all factors. I always have problems when I forget drainage holes, mostly because I accidentally overwater.

    Keep up the great work!

  34. BJ Tea on August 6, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    Just curious but are you ever going to setup your kratky hydroponic system again? Also, in your other video you talked about adding new seeds to your store and I was wondering if you had an exact date for when this would happen. (:

  35. Beetle Juice96 on August 6, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    What do u use to water ur indoor plants pump sprayer or watering can

  36. Frederico Costa on August 6, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    what sort of lighting do you recommend for winter period? I live in Portugal and have an hobby for bonsai but often happens overwatering in winter and lack of light so I believe recreating our spring conditiom for longer will help a lot with rooting and more sustainable leaf quantity to battle a less leghty winter. Especially cold the 2020 one

  37. sapphireblue222 on August 6, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Using a Moisture Gauge should solve the problem.

  38. Barbara Elford on August 6, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    Good points about watering. Will these plants be too advanced to transplant by the time warm weather comes. I have planted old seeds some as old as 10 years and they still sprouted.

  39. Rabia zahir on August 6, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    Does anyone know any coupon code for migardener web? I was gonna order some seed thnz

  40. bufourd on August 6, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    Question, I bought my tomatoe plants a couple weeks ago. But when it was finally time to plant in garden, it got cold and rained. And it’s been like that for a week and a half. It’s 5/4/17 and it’s gonna be cold and rainy for the next few days before I can plant. My plant are yellowing at the bottom, but I can notice it working it’s way up. And the plants will whilt, than I water And they will perk back up. And I think the plants are to big for there flats. Do you think I should transplant them into cups, I guess just a bigger vessel and wait till there healthy and green. Or just transplant them into my garden first chance I get. P.S. and by cold and rainy I mean. It’s drop down to mid to high 30’s at night, 45 to 50 in day time and high windy for a few weeks. Record rain fall in my area. But in 3 days it’s gonna be 60 high and low of 45 with low winds. Any help would be great. Thanks for making your videos

  41. E G on August 6, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    It seems like basil seedlings are extra sensitive to over watering and damping off. All of my other plants have survived and done well. As for my basil I am on my second round of basil and it seems like they like to be completely dry before watering. Basil doesn’t show signs of over watering. Any thoughts?

  42. Patricia Weaver on August 6, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    hello nice video but I have a question. my Malabar spinach was just started in peat pots some of them of them has a little white fuzz on them at the base can I reverse this or do I have to throw them away and start over. am I over watering and when do you water Malabar spinach thanks

  43. Jake Tracy on August 6, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    What’s Good Neighbor! lol

  44. Chani Atreides on August 6, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    It’s hot where I live especially in the summer we get up to the 100s and the UV index is very high. I’m hispanic and I seriously never got sunburned until I moved to west Texas but it is hot and dry. This area is a huge challenge for me as a gardener if anyone has any tips let me know!

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