Watering Rules, House Plant Care
Working in the interior landscape business for more than 20 years has gotten me lots of questions about how to care for indoor potted plants.
Customers ask about their own plants at home...why does my plant have yellow leaves... what causes brown leaf tips...how come the new growth on my plant is dying...I water my plant everyday but it still isn't doing well...how much should I water my house plant?
It can be hard to diagnose every indoor plant problem when you do not have access to the plant itself. So I generally find myself asking them questions about how they care for their plants. Most often, the problems are solved by changing watering habits.
In almost every instance, changing the way they look at watering their indoor plants gives them positve results with their houseplants.
I care for indoor plants as my job and I know that there are not many plants that I care for that always use the same amount of water or need watering on a rigid schedule. Many different things influence a plants water use.
Customers turn off the lights, leave the lights on, turn off the air conditioning, turn up the heat, close the blinds, open the blinds. All of these things, and many other things, influence the way you need to water an indoor plant.
There are many things to consider when you are watering your house plants. Read more about watering properly for good results with your indoor house plants...