Shabbat

Watering Plants

03.04.16

Question

Dear Rabbi, on the Eve of Shabbat, after I lit the candles and said the blessing I remembered that I had forgotten to water the plants and I was worried they would dry out on Shabbat. Therefore, I watered them and immediately after prayed by the candles. Is that ok? If not, what should I have done?

Thank you in advance, Haddas
 

Answer

Hello,
In the future, do not do so. Ask your husband or one of your children to water the plants.

All the best,
Hidabroot

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