The place where you find your peace of mind, where you energized to meet the daily challenges and where you really feel at home influences your well-being and has consequences in your everyday life. Perhaps that is why we always decorate our house with our favorite flowers or plants. However, we need to know how to maintain them and this is exactly what I am going to talk about in this article. See how to maintain your most common indoor plants.
Enjoy the charm of a home full of blooming roses from spring to late autumn. Although the life of the apartment flowers can be difficult because of the difficult environmental factors to keep in balance, with little attention from you, you can keep them delightful throughout the flowering period.
In flats, it is usually hot, but due to artificial sources of heat, the air is very dry. Even light is not the best in enclosed spaces, being generally suitable for plants located near the window. But also there are the radiators, most of the time. So what do you have to do?
Because the roses love the light, the best position for them is somewhere in front of the window, south or east, where they can enjoy a few hours of sunshine directly, 5 or 6, best in the morning when they do not get too hot. If you want to help them bloom continuously, you can even offer them an artificial light supplement. You have to be careful about this, because if you do not give them enough light, it usually dries gradually, and until you realize it is too late to be saved.
The ideal soil for these miniature roses is the neutral pH (= 7). It also needs plenty of light and high soil moisture. Past flowers need to be tuned to stimulate later flowering and staggered.
It is an apartment plant that prefers coolness, ie temperatures between 10 and 20 ° C. The summer hibernates, dropping all its leaves, but in autumn the growth cycle is resumed so that the early winter and early spring will flourish.
It is a perennial plant, ideally grown in shady and cool places. Soil requires continuous watering with lime-free water. It is planted at the end of the summer, as it only blooms in the cold season.
It is a tropical plant whose inflorescence lasts for about 3 months, provided it stays in a bright place but not beaten directly by the sun and is wetted for 7 to 10 days. The pot cannot be changed for up to 2 years. Choose for an orchid pot just perfect for the roots, which should be slightly cramped. The ideal is a transparent pot because the roots of these flowers need light.
A juicy plant that grows mostly indoors, but can be pulled out if there are no more frost conditions. The planting is done in a well of good drainage in a mixture of peat and sand, and it is rarely wetted. Can grow up to 1 m high and bloom in summer.
A perennial apartment plan, which can be kept outside even in the summer, since it prefers the sun directly and abundantly, and it is necessary to plant it in a mixture of sand and earth. Do not let it get wet. Winter should not be watered more than once a month. The roots of cacti and succulent plants grow more horizontally than in the deep, therefore they need short and wide pots.
Do not water azalea with cold water! It will grow slower and its leaves will yellow! Azalea does not like limescale in tap water. If you do not have the opportunity to collect the rainwater, you can filter tap water or soak it with special salt tablets! Use large pots to make the roots grow optimally. Azalea is suited to a pH acidic soil, moist constantly, needs coolness and full light, but does not have to stand in direct sunlight.
Gerbera loves the sun and the airy places, it needs generous watering during the flowering period, which takes place from summer to autumn
The advantage of this plant is the continuous vegetation. In the summer there is enough space not too bright and with medium temperatures. It can be dipped every 10 days and can be clipped smoothly.