6 Easy Tips On How To Care For Plants

Sheri Ann Richerson

Learning how to care for plants is the best way to learn how to grow healthy plants. These six easy tips for house plant care are a great starting point.

Even with adequate watering plants can receive too much or two little water depending on a number of factors such as soil temperature, root mass and watering frequency.

Foliage plants prefer a fertilizer that is  high in nitrogen. For flowering plants a phosphorus-rich organic fertilizer is needed.

Most houseplants have tags in them that say how much light they need.

Plants prefer warmer temperatures during the day and cooler temperatures at night.

Some houseplants require a humid environment.

Plants require repotting for optimum growth but be sure you know the name of your plant as some plants must be repotted without root disturbance.