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How to Keep your House Plants and Indoor Plants Healthy

A potted plant, indoor plant is also referred as houseplant which needs different care than the plants kept outside. Typically they are situated in places such as homes and offices, these plants serve amazing decor purposes and what else, they give us oxygen.

So, where is the issue?  We often find an indoor plant , fall in love with that and just go for it. To keep indoor plants real healthy and bushy is a work in itself. There are few tips for indoor plants that we need to keep in mind while purchasing or getting from a friend.

Chose plant according to your local climate 


Exotic plants ! Plantohlics go mad about them. We want more plants, even if we do not have space to keep them. But there is a bad news. Not every plant is going to survive in your climate. So the thumb rule is choose indoor plants according to your climate, little experiment you can do but not that a desert plant is going to survive at hill stations.


Create similar environment at your place


There are various tips to keep indoor plants healthy but for sure one trick is there to  keep them happy and healthy. Create similar environment. For example you wish to keep fern indoor, notice which climate fern grows well. Grows well in shady and humid weather. So keep indoor more humid and keep near window without much harsh sunlight. Alocasia grows well in wet weather, create wet soil condition. 

Check Plants Before Buying

The best way to keep your plants healthy is to make sure they’re in good shape before you bring them home. Whenever you’re thinking of getting a new plant, take a close look at it for any signs of trouble. Even if you’re not an expert, you can ask gardening communities, Mobile Apps and subscribe mailers and ask questions. Basically  look at the top of the plant, check the roots, and watch for any wilted leaves or rotten stems.


Keep an Eye Out for Bugs

Be on the lookout for bugs and insects—they can cause big problems for your plants. Not only do they damage the plants directly, but they can also spread diseases. So, it’s important to spot them early and get rid of them fast.


Remove Diseased Parts

If you see any leaves with spots or powdery mildew, take them off right away. This helps stop the disease from spreading to the rest of the plant. Also keep the plants away from other plants.


Water in the Morning

To avoid giving fungal diseases a chance to grow, water your plants in the morning. That way, the leaves have time to dry off during the day, instead of staying wet overnight. Watering schedules of indoor plants is really important to keep them fresh


Don’t Overdo Fertilizer

As the internet is flooded with multiple fertilisers, short cuts, best way is to use only when you know why you are using it. Plants need nutrients to stay healthy, but too much fertilizer can harm them. It can burn their roots and make it harder for them to absorb water. Plus, the soil might not have everything your plants need, so it’s a good idea to test it first and use the right fertilizer.


Give Your Plants Space

Just like people need room to breathe, plants need space to grow properly. If they’re crowded together or too close to a wall, they won’t get enough airflow, which can lead to problems like black spots and mildew. Trim extra branches and make sure there’s plenty of room between your plants for air to circulate.


Keep them together 

The practical way to keep the indoor climate humid and perfect is to keep plants together. Lot of experts of Plantohlics – Gardening ideas and more community suggested that time and again. 


To keep house plants and indoor plants healthy is not so hard as you might get confused watching too many things. Let us not forget – we get air, water,soil which are enough for plants. We might better it by adding multiple things but not that always we need to do that to keep our indoor house plants healthy. 

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