The weather's getting cooler, and if you sent your houseplants indoors for a summer vacation, now's the time to settle them indoors before winter sets in. Read on for some tips to bringing your plants indoors.
A lazy susan comes in handy when potting or trimming a plant. Partially fill the pot with soil and set it on the lazy susan. Position your plants and slowly spin the lazy susan as you finish topping off the soil. When trimming plants, you can easily cut with one hand while carefully turning with the other. This technique would also work when decorating or painting pots.
Many fuzzy leafed plants, such as African violets, don't like water on their foliage because it leaves spots and can cause fungus. Deliver water past the leaves and directly to the roots with a simple funnel made from the handle of a plastic milk jug.
You don’t always need to buy expensive products to purify the air in your home. Some houseplants act like a filter and absorb harmful chemicals while producing clean air. Watch this video to find out more.
Houseplants can filter toxins and pollutants in stale indoor air and replace carbon dioxide with oxygen. Even though almost any plant can do this, some plants are better than others, especially when it comes to having them in your home.