Taking Care of Plants

Taking Care of Plants

Bringing home a plant is similar to getting a home for a lifetime. You’ll have to cultivate it with love and care. So it’s important to see and understand the setup and environment of your space before you bring home a plant. It is important to make sure that the environment at your home/ office or any other space matches the requirements of the plant.

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1. Water – Water your crops in accordance with their needs. Plants need water, but not too much or too little. Most plants like having their roots always moist, but not wet. You need to supply your plant with constant water. The majority of our indoor plants possess coco peat as a base. Best way to check if you need to water the plant or not is to inspect the coco peat and see how warm it’s and water accordingly. But at the exact same time, you will need to make sure that there is not any clogging of water in the base. The best way to check this is to put your finger in the coco peat and check whether it’s dry or moist.

For example- a lucky bamboo plant could perform with moderate levels of indirect light. However, a Bonsai needs at least 3-4 hours of sun on daily bases. Most foliage plants can perform with little or no sunlight. You need to understand the light requirement of your own plant and find the best suitable spot for your plant in your home or workplace. Another critical variable here would be to prevent temperature shocks to the plant.

3. The easiest way to do this is use a water spray. So every now and then you can provide spray water on the leaves.

4. Pruning of yellowish leaves – Leaves can turn yellow for a few reasons.  If the plant is dry it will tend to wilt and the leaves will begin turning yellow. The second reason why this happens is that some disease is impacting the plant or there’s fungal action. It is important to understand the reason behind yellowing the leaves, so take care of that reason and prune the yellow leaves so they do not affect the rest of the plant. An easy way to prune yellowish leaves is to use a set of pruning shears or a simple scissors for foliage plants.

5. Food – Food has an important part in the nurturing of plants. An important food for plants other than water is NPK, which you must increase the plant base once in 4-6 weeks. You may add this powder in water and then add this mix to the plant.

These are some very basic things you will need to take good care of to get a healthy lush green plant.

Plants require appropriate care.

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