Commonly, plants need fertilizers containing three major plant food elements: nitrogen (N), phosphoric acid (P), and potassium (K).
Atmospheric humidity is expressed as a percentage of the moisture saturation of air. There are 2 DIY ways to provide increased humidity are (1) By attaching a humidifier to the heating or ventilating system in the home or (2) Placing gravel trays (in which an even moisture level is maintained) under the flower pots or […]
In general, foliage house plants grow best between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and from 60 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Most flowering house plants prefer the same daytime range but grow best at nighttime temperatures from 55 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The lower night temperature induces physiological recovery from moisture […]
Plant roots are usually in the bottom two-thirds of the pot, so do not water until the bottom two-thirds starts to dry out slightly. For a 6-inch pot, stick your index finger about 2 inches into the soil (approximately to the second joint of your finger). If the soil feels damp, don’t water. Keep repeating […]
Light is the most essential factor for plant growth. The growth of plants and the length of time they remain active depends on the amount of light they receive, and that is determined by the three aspects: (1) Intensity, (2) Duration and (3) Quality. Light intensity influences the manufacture of plant food, stem length, leaf […]