Simple Tips to Keep your
Houseplants Looking Good
New plants will not need feeding as the compost contains enough
nutrients for at least six weeks growth. Some flowering houseplants have a dormant
period when they recuperate after a season of growth; during this time they need
less watering and feeding. Talking to plants is not so daft either, as you are
breathing carbon dioxide on them, which they need to survive. It also allows you
to inspect, close up, for pests and diseases or signs of stress.
of your plants is vital, so inspect them well before you purchase and only buy
from a reputable source. Choose houseplants with lush healthy leaves and new growth.
Buy flowering plants when the buds are just opening; and remove dead flowerheads
to encourage new flowers to open.
We hope this gives you fresh new ideas
for using plants in your home or work! Remember all living houseplants help increase
feelings of relaxation and well being, and help you breathe more easily. So whatever
houseplants you choose to have around you, they will improve your mind, body and
spirit - as well as beautify your surroundings.