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How to Care for your Indoor House Plants

I found out through trial and error after playing a guessing game questioning everything from how much water to drench them with to should they be in direct sunlight, indirect, or in the closet?

Knowing What Your Indoor Plants Need

I found out through trial and error after playing a guessing game questioning everything from how much water to drench them with to should they be in direct sunlight, indirect, or in the closet? I knew to buy plant food, but had no idea what kind and exactly when and how much to give them. It’s amazing but some of my plants were able to survive my inept green thumb attempts to care for them. The truth is there really isn’t any secret to maintaining healthy house plants. You don’t have to beat yourself up trying to keep everything alive, all you need is a little know-how.


The rest of the Indoor Plants series
How much water should you give your plants
Choosing the right fertiliser for healthy house plants
Guideline for properly grooming your house plants
Guidelines for re-potting your house plants

Think of house plants as just regular plants that at one time were thriving in the natural environment and climate that was perfect for them. No one just dug them up and put them in a pot. Many have been cultivated as hybrids and as such they’ve been delicately pruned, domesticated and actually polished before you ever brought them home. They’ve been spoiled. All you need to do to take good care of your house plants is to create as closely as possible the same perfect conditions that they enjoyed in their native environment. Unlike their predecessors who lived a wild existence, your house plants are totally dependent on your love and dedication for their survival.

Here are some basic things you need to know….

Proper Lighting for Indoor Plants  

Plants get most their energy from lighting, so much of what then need so they can grow, thrive and remain alive. This doesn’t just mean providing a certain level of brightness. For the lighting to be proper and control the growth, there are three important aspects you need to know about:



The right intensity of light means the proper level of light from full shade to full sunlight


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