Mostly, when the leaves of the houseplants turn brown, you probably think that they need to be watered but it does not hold true always. Sometimes, plants do need days or weeks of dry soil period. Of course there are different rules for different variety of plants, you can follow few general rules and tips to follow a regime for watering indoor plants
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List Of Things To Do For Water Indoor Plants
This is one of the most important signs when you need to water a plant. Wilting is mostly a sign of water stress which means that the plant needs its water nourishment.
Please do not water your plants everyday. Over-watering is a scenario which mostly kills the plants. The reason behind is that when you put too much water in the pots, the soil become soggy and doesn’t let the oxygen pass through, leading to the process of wilting.
Rainwater or well water is very good for plants If you can store rainwater for few days and nourish the plants with it, it will be fruitful. Distilled water is excellent for the growth of plants but it is very expemsive to use it on daily basis
Set up a morning routine
It is preferable to water plants in the morning which will give ample time for the wet foliage to dry up during the day and dry foliage means, less contraction of diseases due to cool evening hours.
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