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Tips to Take Care of Indoor Plants

28 April, 2009, Home,Home Decoration - No Comment

001-indoor-plantsIndoor plants enhance the beauty of the interiors of your house. At the same time they also give you a sense of life growing around you. People who are fond of plants and gardening generally develop a strong affinity towards these plants. However, if you want to decorate your house using these plants you need to take good care of them too.

Here are some tips to help you do so.

1.) It is very important to conduct a pest control process for these plants at least once a year. This will prevent the insects from destroying them unnecessarily.

2.) Plants require sunlight to prepare their food. However, indoor plants are specially designed and they do not need to be exposed to the sunlight for long periods. However, you should place them under the sun at least once every week so that they are able to gather sufficient nourishment for their survival.

3.) Always remember a small instruction. Never plant a big plant in a small pot. This will resist the plant from growing and it will soon die.

4.) It is important to change the tubs or pots after a certain period of time. However, be careful not to damage the roots of the plant while transferring its location. This will kill the plant.

5.) The leaves keep degenerating and decaying. You need to keep a close watch on them. Avoid allowing the old leaves to stay on the branches for long period. This will ruin the look of the plant and also the plant’s growth rate will slow down. Remove the old and the decayed leaves on a routine basis to enhance the lives of the plants.

6.) Decaying and yellowing of leaves indicates that your plant is being over watered. It might also mean that it is not getting enough sunlight. However, too much of water is never good for the health of the indoor plants. Similarly you should also be careful so that the water supply to these plants does not become scarce as this may harm their health too.

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