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Managing insects on indoor plants

Pest problems are less in healthy plants Prevent or reduce pest problems in indoor plants by selecting the right plants and providing good overall care. Learn about the basic care and growing requirements for your plant. Grow plants in the best conditions Select plants with growing needs that are suitable for the indoor environment (humidity, light, temperature). Plants cannot fight pests when they are struggling to grow in very low light, high humidity or dry soil, high temperature or very cold air temperature. The plants need regular watering Find out how much water your plant needs. Water the soil at the base of the plant, not the leaves. Make sure the plant pot is well-drained. Avoid letting plants stand in water. Excessive watering and poor drainage can promote root rot and fungal mosquitoes and other insect problems. Understand the nutritional needs of your plant Apply half the amount of fertilizer at the recommended strength. Fertilize when the plant is actively grow

Best varieties of indoor plants for 2022

Indoor plants for 2022 Discover the 8 best varieties of indoor crops for the 12 months of 2022 based on new trends and forecasts! Do you know what are the best houseplant specimens this year? Listed below are the best varieties of indoor crops for the 12 months of 2022 that will help you adapt to the development! Best Indoor Crops for the 12 Months of 2022 1. Climbing houseplants Climbing flags will gain recognition in the coming year, and if you want to add one to your room, start with the mini Monster (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma) - it looks like a sculpture while climbing. Options for breaking the leaves into extra compact varieties like Monstera telcos, which is good for small dwellings. Hoys, Potos, and Philodendrons may be on the wish list as a result of their beautiful varieties! 2. Flowering houseplants Flowering houseplants will be much loved in 2022, and the quiet lily will be the only option for newcomers. The forgiving nature makes it a favorite because it does no

Pro tips for starting seeds indoors in the winter

Starting seeds indoors in the winter As gardening approaches, it's time to think about your growth strategy. One of the best ways to get a good start in food and flower production is to learn how to start seeds indoors. What kind of space commitment do you need, and how much does all the equipment needed cost? I have been cultivating seeds home for many years at home and completing a strategy that works well in small spaces. Here are my twelve best tips for starting seeds indoors this winter so you can reap the rewards throughout the summer. Tips for starting seeds indoors in the winter Your overall goal by starting seeds indoors is to give the plants a start and optimal growing conditions so they will burst with growth as soon as they get to the garden. Each plant has specific requirements that can slightly change your seed opening techniques, and these tips should act as guides for most organisms. 1. Find a warm, trouble-free place Your first step is to make sure you

Air Conditioning Bad for Plants

 Is Air Conditioning Bad for Plants? You may want to throw away the AC when it is hot and bitter outside, but how does your plant feel about air conditioning? Many plants thrive in hot and humid climates, especially tropical plants such as cash trees and dragonflies, which belong to the moist forests near the equator. The cool, dry air that is comfortable for us is unfortunately not useful for many houseplants. Here are some signs that your plants are being affected by the cold, conditioned air in your home: Your plant sheds leaves or petals quickly The leaves of your plant will fade or turn yellow The leaves of your plant will turn brown around the edges Your plant is starting to rot Your plant is starting to dry out Your flower is no longer in bloom The good news is, you do not have to turn off your AC or give up your indoor gardening altogether - here are some ways to create the most favorable environment for your plant collection. How to protect your plants from air con

The Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

 Health benefits of indoor plants There are numerous reasons to include plants in your space, but did you know that one of them is the health benefits? From purifying the air to reducing stress, filling your home with houseplants is an easy way to increase happiness and promote a healthier life. For those looking for even more reasons to grow their plant collection, here’s how adding fresh greens to your home can benefit your health. Plants reduce stress In 2010, a Japanese study examined the effects of Shinrin-yoga or "forest bath". The study concluded that spending time in nature reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, and has an overall soothing effect on the body. However, most of us spend 85% of our time indoors and can not wander in the woods every day. Fortunately, houseplants are an easy way to bring outdoors and reap the restorative, calming effects of nature. A study published in the journal Physiology Anthropology shows that active interactions with hous

Orchid maintenance: water, lighting, reuse and more part-2

Orchids Maintenance In their own habitat, orchids grow like weeds, but they are susceptible to house disease as houseplants. For best results, provide the conditions they want. Some species have individual preferences, but all need light, air, water, food, rest, and, from time to time, a new pot to thrive. Orchid flowers Of course, orchids are famous for their beautiful flowers, which will last forever. However, jasmines will choose to bloom. Here are answers to some common orchid flower questions: How Often Do Orchids Bloom? It depends on the type of orchid. Phalaenopsis orchids bloom every few months, other varieties only once or twice a year. How Long Do Orchid Flowers Last? Depending on the species, orchid flowers can last from several days to several weeks. Usually, orchids are kept in a cool place, watered enough, and they will last a long time if not pressed. When should I cut the flower spike?   Once the flowers wither and the stem begins to fall off (called a "

Orchid maintenance: water, lighting, reuse and more part-1

 Growing Orchids Unlike orchids: they are breathtakingly beautiful, delicate, long-flowering, long-lived, attractive in scent and shape and very diverse. Some pleasures in the garden that surpass the thrill of watching orchids thrive. Here's everything you need to know about growing orchids - and we'll list the most common orchid varieties. Once rare and expensive, orchids are now sold more than any other houseplant, surpassing African violets, chrysanthemums and poinsettias. This is because modern cloning techniques allow plants to produce massively, and cultivation that took seven years from seed to flowering now takes only two. About Orchids The orchid family is the largest in area of ​​flowering plants: more than 25,000 species grow naturally on every continent except Antarctica. The largest concentrations of orchid species are found in the tropics of the world, namely Asia and Central and South America. In most parts of North America, orchids should be grown in

7 Common Mistakes garden

 7 Common Mistakes You Make With Your Falling Moms Here's how to make your chrysanthemum last as long as possible and avoid getting beautiful flowers. Beautiful moms in shades of red, yellow, orange, purple, and white appear everywhere in the fall. I like to use them for autumn shots on my porch with dried corn stalks, pumpkin, and squash. After the flowers finally bloom, sometimes in late November in my hot southern climate, I often try to plant them in my garden because most moms are perennials that can actually survive the winter. But next spring, my plants will usually be reduced to clusters of dead stems. After checking out a few pros of growing mom, I realized my moms were planting too late. In fact, garden moms are very easy to grow, once you know how to avoid the following common mistakes. 1. Ignoring the type of mother Amy Enfield, a horticulturist at Miracle-Crow, says moms should plant in the garden in late summer or early fall so they have time to form roots

home garden tips - Spider plant

 Spider plants grow Spider plants form rosettes of long, slender, curved leaves that vary in color from solid green or white. These easy-to-grow houseplants are especially beautiful in hanging baskets and are a favorite in Victorian-era homes. Here's how to grow spider plants in your home! About spider plants In summer, spider plants can produce small white flowers on long stems, as well as baby spiders (offsets) called "cubs". Puppies look like little spiders, hence the name of the plant! Spiders were sometimes highlighted by NASA for its air purification capabilities, although more plants would be needed to get any benefits at home. Nevertheless, they are a classic and attractive plant to add to your space. Planning Grow in a soil-based, well-drained pot mixture. Spider plants prefer moisture; They do not like to be too dry or too wet. Keep plants in bright and moderate indirect sunlight. Spider plants do not appreciate direct, warm sunlight, which can burn