Tips for Keeping Indoor Plants Alive

Not everyone is blessed with the ability to keep houseplants alive. In fact, many homeowners struggle with maintaining their plants. If you are not blessed with a green thumb, you came to the right place! Buying plants is the easy part, but trying to keep them in perfect condition can be difficult and time-consuming! 

 

Tip 1: It Starts with Your Purchase

Having a beautiful plant begins with purchasing a beautiful plant. Do not try and buy a browning plant and think that you can bring it back to life. Odds are that the plant will wither away and you will be left with a sad, dead plant. You want to choose a lush, green, bright and beautiful looking plant for your home. 

Tip 2: Location, Location, Location

You may have an idea where you want to put your plant, but it is essential that you think about the plant’s health. Every plant is different; therefore, you will need to do specific research. But generally, you want to make sure your plant does not feel crowded. That means give it some space away from the wall. Also, you want to make sure it is getting the proper amount of sunshine. You will want to learn more about how much daylight your plant needs each day then determine an area for it. 

Tip 3: Drained

Drainage is extremely important for your plant’s health. Make sure you have proper drainage and a saucer to catch all of the extra water! 

Tip 4: Hello Sunshine

Like we stated before, sunlight is a must for plants. Some plants really enjoy the sunlight. Make sure you are giving your plants enough sunlight for it to grow. 

Tip 5: Too Cool to Hang

Plants can actually get cold and that is not good for their health. In order to make sure they are not too cold or too hot, you will want to check their area. Make sure you avoid direct sunlight and vents. 

Tip 6: Agua

There is a thing as “too much” or “too little” of water. Actually, this is the number one reason that houseplants die. Experts recommend using your finger to test the soil. If it is damp, you are good. If it is dry, it is time for more water. 

Tip 7: Good Groomin’

Keep your plants looking good by grooming them and keeping them looking tidy. 

 

We hope these tips help you with maintaining your plants!

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