HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE PLANTS HEALTHY

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There are a many beneficial things we can get from house plants or most indoor plants. Aside from beautifying our homes, most plants are eco-friendly, which means they provide a natural cooling effect and also they can be an air cleanser that rotates inside the house.

Here are a few tips to take care of indoor plants in order to keep them healthy.

We know that all plants basic need in order to be healthy, is to water them regularly and make sure they get enough light from the sun. You can place your indoor plants beside any window to get the right amount of light. Water plants everyday or as needed.

Make sure that indoor plants are not watered too much or not too little to avoid them from drying out.

Since your plants are placed beside a window or on top of your coffee table in your living room, remember to place a saucer or tray under the pots so water will drain into it and not damage the table. Ensure too, your plant pots have enough holes to fully drain any excess water.

Remove dead leaves or twigs that have dried out and keep an eye out for pests that can destroy your plants. If you notice any bugs on the plant leaves, identify the kind of pest so you can treat the plant correctly. Purchase organic spray pesticides that are advisable for indoor plants to get rid of those pesky insects and plant pests.

Growing healthy looking indoor plants can be challenging but you can always determine how healthy your plant is through its leaves and blooming flowers that should appear shiny and green. It is also recommended to put a little amount of fertilizer on a constant rotation to keep all your plants healthy.

Before buying or planting indoor plants, make sure you investigate what kind of plant you are purchasing and what the specific needs of each plant are. Be familiar with what each individual plant needs to survive. For example, what is the right amount of soil needed, what temperature should the room be, how many times does the plant need to be watered. Remember, all plants are different and their individual needs are different as well.

Keep an eye on the size of pot each plant has as it is very important to give your plants roots room to spread.

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