How to Keep Houseplants Healthy?

On April 26, 2014 by Mamta

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Plants are simple to take care of as they have few basic needs. Keeping the plants in home is easy as it has benefits, adds beauty to interior of house.

Here are some tips as how you can keep house plants healthy:

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Warmth:

Most of the houseplants need tropical temperatures which are important for their healthy survival. Most of homes have warm enough temperature for them. Keep right balance of warmth and moisture which is necessary.

Thriving Plants in an Indoor Planter

Light:

People think that indoor plants don’t need light. But the fact is indoor plants need light too. Place the plants where they can get enough light which is required. Windows or window sills are great places and near glass door will do.

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Water:

You need to understand that different plants have rather different water requirements. You need to find the right balance of the moist versus dry. This is a challenge in order to keep house plants happy and thriving. When you buy the house plant from the gardener or nursery it is better to know the details of plant and its habitat such that you know its water requirements.

Elegant Living Room with Indoor Plants

Clean the leaves:

You need to clean the leaves of the indoor plants regularly with water spray or wet cloth. Clean leaf will mean the pores of the leaves open. This will increase health of the plant. This will make plant look beautiful and make the whole place fresh.

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Indoor pests:

Indoor pests such as aphids, spider, mites, mealy bugs, can cover the plant in days as they multiply quickly. You have to be very attentive about the checking of symptoms of these pests.

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