Source: AgriLife Today
Unlike people and animals, plants can’t evacuate when threatening weather approaches, and long tenures in flood waters can take a toll.
But as water recedes and people recover their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, landscapes also will need to be watched for signs of stress, said Stephen Brueggerhoff, horticulture agent of Brazoria County.
“A little bit of rain is not too bad, but too much rain can be detrimental to the health of any plant,” Brueggerhoff said. “These were extraordinary circumstances, so at this point it is really just a matter of waiting to see what the impact is.”
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