> These are going into raised beds right next to the house. Currently, we do
> not have gutters on this side (fixer upper), but the run-off seems to hit
> only the back of the bed. Unless the roof particles in the water will
> damage my plants (azaleas or other), I might leave that as additional
> irrigation. A window air-conditioner is on one side of the patio, and much
> of the condensation from it is going into the corner of the L-shape. Is
> that okay -- and is there an easy way to spread that AC water to provide my
> plants with constant "drip" irrigation?
rhododendrons, do not like wet roots. They are susceptible to root rot.
I would avoid continuous dampness such as air-conditioner run off and make
sure you have good drainage from rain. Irrigation is not a problem unless
the spring is very dry.
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