New to growing, and I have a question I haven't really seen addressed anywhere. I live in a city/country where the tap water generally isn't potable. I don't think it'll kill anyone, but due to health risks everyone either purchases bottled/distilled water, or boils it first (I boil it). Mainly from the habit of giving my cats the same water I drink, I started off giving my plants my pre-boiled drinking water. But then it occurred to me that the biologies of plants and animals are different animals. Any thoughts?
I still mean to get pH strips, and have found enough information about that aspect. I read some posts to the effect that tap water is preferable to pure distilled water (due to minerals?), but I'm assuming those posts were coming from places with comparatively clean water supply. I'm pretty certain that people here use tap water for random house/garden plants, but of course they're considerably less invested in those than I am in these guys.