Whether you’re a plant parent or wanting to become one, there are certain things you should know about taking care of your plants. In this blog post, we will go through some tips on how to take care of your plants so that they can thrive. Keep reading to find out more!
Watering your plants
One of the most important things you need to do for your plants is water them regularly. Different plants have different watering needs, so it is important to do your research before you buy plants online. Once you know how often your plant needs to be watered, set up a schedule and stick to it. It is better to underwater your plant than overwater it because too much water can damage the roots and cause the plant to rot. If you’re not sure if your plant needs water, stick your finger into the soil – if it’s dry, it’s time to water!
Lighting requirements for plants
All plants need light in order to grow, but different plants have different lighting requirements. For example, succulents and cacti need bright light whereas peace lilies prefer low light. Again, it is important to research your plant before you buy it so that you can provide the right conditions for it to thrive. If you don’t have a lot of natural light in your home, you can get special grow lights that will provide the right kind of light for your plants.
Fertilizing Your Plants
Plants also need nutrients in order to grow. The best way to provide these nutrients is by using a fertilizer that is specific for the type of plant you have. You can usually find these at your local nursery or gardening store. Fertilize your plants according to the instructions on the package – too much fertilizer can actually be harmful to your plants!
Pruning Your Plants
Pruning is when you trim off dead or dying leaves or branches from your plant. This helps the plant focus its energy on new growth and also makes the plant look nicer. How often you prune depends on the type of plant – some need pruning more often than others. Again, it is important to do your research before pruning so that you don’t damage the plant.
With these tips in mind, you’re ready to go out and choose the perfect plants for your home. Just remember to do your research before making any decisions and always err on the side of caution when it comes to watering – it’s better to underwater than overwater! We wish you happy plant shopping and share our love of all things green!