the days get cooler, there is no reason to stop enjoying
gardening. Actually, you can enjoy warmth and comfort by
doing some gardening indoors.
As winter draws closer there are a couple of things you
need to do to enjoy superb indoor plants.
Firstly, move indoor plants to the brighter, warmer areas
of the house. Indoor plants still require some light to
grow properly. However, don't position indoor plants in
direct sunlight as the leaves can still burn, even in winter.
An ideal position is in a brightly lit room with large window
areas, but not in direct sunlight.
Secondly, wipe the leaves of the plants with a moist cloth.
This will improve plant health and air quality.
Thirdly, you can cut back on watering to once a week, as
water evaporation will decrease during the cooler months.
Overwatering of indoor plants is probably the major cause
of plant problems in winter, as the plants simply do not
use as much water.
And lastly, now is a good time to fertilise with Robust® Controlled Release Fertiliser, so your plants are
vibrant for spring. Robust® will give your plants
an instant boost and continue to feed for 6 months,
right through spring.
enjoy the tranquillity of indoor plants during the cooler
months, helping to highlight and beautify your lovely warm
Happy Gardening with Searles from the Searle family.
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