Promoting Indoor Plant Growth With Homemade Fertilizers

Potted Pothos Vine

Gardening indoors can be a very rewarding experience as you bring nature on the inside, indoor plants, however, needs special care in order to perform at their best. As an interior plantscape designer, I was employed at a five-star resort many years ago where I was given the awesome task along with my team to ensure that the interiors were always polished and decorated with garden plants which we really did a great job at.

But in order for indoor plants to perform at their best, there are many requirements which must be met among fertilizers which are so vital to a plants growth and development.

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$aving your hard-earned dollar with homemade fertilizers

Cherries hanging from tree-Cherry Nutrition Facts

A Cherry Tree

Installing a home garden can be very rewarding as you connect with nature on the great outdoors, Some of the benefits of constructing a garden involve increasing your properties value, providing foods such as editable gardens, gardening for beautification, installing plants for security purpose, wildlife gardening which is so amazing and so much more.

But one thing to keep in mind is garden plants no matter what type need nutrients in order to grow healthy. Plant nutrients are the building blocks of garden plants, therefore, it’s of utmost importance that we give our garden plants what they need.

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Giving your plants a jump start

Plant roots-Root Growing Hormone

Giving your garden plants a jump start is a great way of giving them a head start as they place their energy into putting forth new roots. Plant roots are like what the heart is to humans, without our hearts pumping blood as the veins carry it throughout our bodies carrying nutrients and oxygen our health will deteriorate which will put us in a critical state.

The roots of plants are no different and are responsible for water and nutrient uptake to be carried throughout the plant’s system in order for plants to grow strong and healthy which is so important to a plant’s life. Another purpose of plant roots is to anchor plants to the ground stabilizing them. These roots are known as taproots. In fact, plants have 3 types of roots which are

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Giving your plants and garden lawn a boost

Calculating fertilizer application

Calculator-Fertilizer Rates And Applications

Plants and garden lawns are somewhat just like humans because just as we need nutrients to grow strong and healthy in order to maintain good health so it is with plants and garden lawns. These vitamins or nutrients are the building blocks that are so important that it is a must that we give our garden plants these nutrients so they can have a good boost or perform at their best

But what we must be careful of however is the amount of fertilizers we apply because giving the wrong rates can really work against our plants and garden lawns causing server damage. Can you imagine having such beautiful garden plants or a lawn that is breathtaking and growing so healthy then applying an application of fertilizer in the wrong way only to see your garden plants or beautiful lawn wilt and die? This has been the mistake of many that paid dearly, this is not a good experience and it shouldn’t be yours either.

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Taking care of your plants through foliar feeding

Plants like humans require vitamins or nutrition in order to be healthy. One of the common ways that plants feed is from their roots because as we know plants take up nutrients along with water through their roots. But there is another way that plants can take in not only water but fertilizers and that is through their leaves. This method is called foliar feeding.

Another name for leaves is called plant foliage. So when you hear someone use this term, they are talking about plant leaves. In comparison to the pores of our skin, plants have pores in their leaves known as Stomata.

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