Houseplants Care Tips for Winter
Brighten up the dark days with a new houseplant this winter. Are you curious about how to care for a houseplant this winter? We've got you covered. A new green houseplant brings nature to your home and will boost your mood. You don't have to do much to keep a houseplant in good condition, and the benefits of having more greenery in your home are endless.
Tips for Keeping Houseplants Beautiful in Winter
Worried you won't manage to keep your houseplants thriving in winter? Here are some tips to help you and your new houseplant get through the winter!
The air is often dry in a heated room, which is not ideal for humans, animals and plants! You might get dry eyes, and a plant gets discoloured leaves. If the tips of the leaves turn brown, it could mean there is (too) little moisture in the air. In that case, put a bowl or tray with small stones and water under the plant to ensure the proper humidity.
Most plants don't like big temperature fluctuations. Find a spot in the house that suits the plant's microclimate. Indirect light is often best for most plants, especially in winter. Be careful about putting your houseplants in full sun on the windowsill. The big hot and cold temperature swings are often too severe for most tropical houseplants.
Just don't have a green thumb? Get a plant that doesn't need as much attention, water and care, such as a succulent or a cactus. Bonus: these varieties are a real trendy at the moment. Nice to combine with a hanging plant or under a glass bell. Succulents fit into almost any interior. Most tropical specimens prefer a humid environment, which you can simulate by regularly misting them with rainwater. Looking for another houseplant that needs little light? Then consider a. Pancake plant or Bromelia.
Houseplants Purify the Air
Opinions differ as to whether houseplants actually purify the air or not. One fact is that there is no harm in bringing a little nature into your home. Please take a look at our collection of air-purifying plants. Check out your nearest garden centre and get a fresh houseplant for this winter.