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Ah. Indoor plants — our other set of children. Aren’t we right? They look so beautiful spread out through our homes, but, boy, do they require attention. Honestly, the only difference between plants and kids is that the plants won’t talk back. (Just kidding)
Having a green thumb is not as easy as some may think. The good news is that there is always the opportunity to develop or, at least, have the minimum needed to keep plants happy and thriving at home.
Below are some tips you can utilize to darle amorcito a tus plantitas and keep them beautiful inside your house! Check these easy tips out:
All indoor plants are beautiful, but not all of these beauties will thrive in your home. So, make sure you do your research by asking the experts at your local garden center what plant works best with your space and lifestyle. For instance, if you’re someone who is forgetful, maybe a plant that requires little water, like the Jade plant is a very good option.
Pay attention to la tierra
La tierrita you use, or the soil, is extremely important for your plants. Sure, there is soil for every climate and budget, but you need to make sure it works well with your indoor plants. Neglecting to choose the right soil can have your plantitas swimming in fungi and pests.
Let there be light!
Oh, yes. How much light your indoor green buddy needs is of the utmost importance. For the most part, plants need light, but not too much, so you don’t burn them. Make sure you check what is necessary for yours. If your home doesn’t have access to light due to a lack of windows, you can easily purchase some grow lights. They are an inexpensive way of giving your plants their energy!
This might seem obvious, but let this part serve as a reminder. As aforementioned, plants such as cacti might not need too much water.
Nevertheless, you want to confirm how much water your own plant may need on a weekly basis. If anything, set up reminders through your phone. Try adding a treat for yourself after watering your plants. It could be fun! Agua para las plantas y una bebida para ti. Also, remember there is such a thing as over-watering a plan; beware of this as well.
Leave it alone
Plants are phenomenal. There’s no denying that. When cared for properly, they thrive exponentially, and they make your space so much happier! However, this doesn’t mean you should hover over plants every waking moment. Care for them, root for them, and give them their space. You know, the universal recipe to use if you ever want anything or anyone to flourish.