6 Tips On How To Care For Your Plants

6 Tips On How To Care For Your Plants

Many people worry a lot when it comes to caring for their plants. When talking about house plants, there is no need to worry. There are just a few things you need to consider.

1. Water your plants

Do not go gardening without a water can. This is a compulsory for gardeners. The best designed water can is the one with a slim spout to guarantee enough and sufficient watering. Before the watering, do not forget to place in your index finger to the soil to determine if the soil is wet and soggy.

2. Feed your plants

Feed Your plants accordingly. Foliage plants should be fed with those food rich in nitrogen. Flowering plants need K2O. You can mix compost with deliberate releasing fertilizer. However, Cacti and orchids required special feeds. The feeding is usually done during the height of the plant’s growth.

3. Determine the kind of plants that need lighting

Some plants like Sanseveria and Aspidistra do not need shade so you can put it far from the window. However Spider plants require semi-shade, place plants like these close to the window where exposure to sunlight is minimal. Remember that there are plants that need sun and there are others that do not just like cheeseplants.

4. Check the Temperature

House plants can live on to temperature a bit higher than 15-250 C or 55-750 F. But severe and extreme up and down of temperature may not be healthy for them.

5.Check the Humidity

Other houseplants really need humid environment. To provide maximum humidity, place the plant inside a much larger pot and fill in every gaps with some stones and compost in order to maintain the moisture. Compost helps maintain the moisture for it does not dry out. Another tip is to group your plants. Grouping your plants can create a humid climate that maintains the soil moisture, if not spray your plants with water once or twice everyday depending on the existing temperature.

6. Consider re-potting

Some plants really need to transfer plot or just merely re-potting to have the optimum growth they need. But this method may not be suitable to other plants, as there are plants with roots who do not like to be disturbed or these are plants with small system of roots. To determine the plants that require for re-potting, just turn it upside down and tap the pot to loosen and release the plants. Check the roots. If the roots are all you see then re-pot.

To nurture plant is not easy but you will find satisfaction and happiness when you see your plants and garden filled with beautiful bright colors. Furthermore, you can also learn the value of respect to others species alive regardless of its kind.

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