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Tips For Growing Indoor Plants

Updated on June 6, 2009

Indoor Plants Growing: Keep Your Plants Healthy and Happy

Learning as much as you can before buying an indoor plant is your best bet to having an enjoyable time while caring for your plants, this way... you will be able to keep your plants healthy and vibrant, bring life all around it! Indoor plants growing can be more difficult than growing outdoors because the plants will not be getting as much sunlight, and watering is your responcibility completely.

However in the outdoors your plants would be taken care of by Mother Nature as well as your self, when you are doing indoor plants growing inside it is your responsibility and pleasure to care for your colorful and leafy plants on your own and reap the rewards of indoor plants growing!

Now even though there are tons of different things that you could learn about indoor plants growing, there are a few tips in particular on indoor plants growing that you will want to know in particular and so they will be discussed here in more detail.

Indoor Plants Growing: Watering Dangers

Yes it is true that watering is vital to any indoor plants growing and well being, but instead of only needing to worrying about under watering your plant, you need to make sure that you are watching out so you do not over water your plant! Over watering can be just as unsafe for a plant as under watering, because you can drown the roots and then leading to the plant withering and dieing.

To ensure that you are doing well in your indoor plants growing, you always need to feel the soil with your hand before watering. If it is still a bit damp from the last watering you can wait a day or two and then water. You will want to wait until the soil feels a bit crumbly and dry and then give it some water, that simple.

Indoor Plants Growing: Sunlight Requirements

The other most important factor for an indoor plants growing life is sunlight. When you have an idoor plant indoors they are not able to soak up all of the sunlight throughout the day, even if you have them hanging in a window where the sun shines in, some of the sunlight is blocked by the window pane so they still will not be getting the same amount of sunlight as they would if they were outdoors. 

To make sure that your indoor plant gets proper sunlight, first you should research the specific type of plant that you have so that you can know all about that type of indoor plant and get all the information on indoor plants growing that you will need. This step is very important due to each plant reacting a different way to the sunlight and your plants will need a different amount on a regular basis.

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    • Cam Anju profile image

      Cam Anju 8 years ago from Stoughton, Wisconsin

      Thanks robingood!

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      ronibgood 8 years ago

      Very nice article.