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15/07/2013 at 13:22

Although I've been trying to conserve them, my water butts are running low and the Independent today said this weather will last for weeks.

I own one camellia in a pot, and two azaleas in the ground which need rain water.  Any tips or tricks to reduce the alkaline content of tap water?

15/07/2013 at 13:27

any water is better than no water.

Acidifying agents include vinegar and lemon juice or citric acid.. Or you could use something like a miracle grow feed for azaleas and rhodos, which will be acid after mixing it with tap water.

15/07/2013 at 19:07

Ive had to top my water butts up using the hose, then leave it for a couple days to distill a bit.

as fidgetbone say's tap water is better than none.

15/07/2013 at 19:36

Though i should say im not on a water meter.  

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