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The summer season is finally here. Outdoor temperatures are changing and indoor environment will be different as well. Here are few things to keep in mind when it comes to summer plant care:
We recommend waiting 3-4 monthsbefore using the self-watering feature. This time frame is required for the roots to grow so the plant can easily reach the water reservoir and begin drinking water.
The winter season is in full spin now. Outdoor temperatures are changing and indoor environment will be different as well.
If you notice that your plant looks like it is covered with snow or leaves have some white spots, your plant is under the attack of Mealybugs. Learn how to get rid of them...
If you notice that your plant does not look too happy, leaves show some spots and color is not as green; you see small bugs crawling around and making a web… Your plant might be suffering from unwanted visitors - Spider Mites.
Learn how to get rid of gnats in potted plants in 4 easy steps
The key to plant happiness is finding the right greens for your lifestyle, time constraints, and budget. Here are a few things to consider before bringing your new plant home.
|Bright Light||South or southwest-facing windows. Direct sunlight.|
|Medium Light||East or West facing windows. Partial, filtered or indirect sunlight.|
|Low Light||North-facing windows. No more then 20 feet from the window. Bright fluorescent light at least 8-10 hours a day.|
Note: if you can’t read a book as it is too dark in a certain areas than it is too dark for any plant as well.
Window direction is not the only factor to understand your light situation. What is outside the window makes a big difference. Another building, large tree, etc. will block direct light and will effect lighting environment.
Want to learn more about light? Read our Light Guide.