Success Tips for Plant Upkeep

Although everyone dreams of owning the most beautiful landscape in their neighborhood, it is never an easy task for many people. Having well-maintained plants in your landscape requires an extensive knowledge of plant upkeep and maintenance.

Consider embracing the following success tips for plant upkeep and see the difference

Plant healthy seedlings and get rid of bad plants when they are young.

The key to successful plant upkeep lies in planting healthy seedlings. Don’t be hesitant when it comes to eradicating a few bad plants at their tender stage. The good thing about doing this is that it gives you full control of your plants. With consistency, you will end up with an extremely healthy and beautiful flower garden, and well-planned trees among other landscaping plants.

Feed, Fertilize and water your plants regularly

Consider making an effort to fertilize and feed your plants on a regular basis to make them healthy and strong. All plants require essential minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and nitrogen to grow properly. Nourishing your plants as needed will make them healthier and stronger. While at it, don’t forget to water your plants every now and then to help them blossom into beautiful flowers, trees or shrubs.

Provide adequate Lighting

Plants need adequate light to grow healthy. Although some plants such as snake plant (Sansevieria), cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior) and much more can survive in dim interiors, different types of plants need different amounts of light to survive. The amount of lighting you provide depends on your type of plants. Some plants will simply thrive in diffused lighting while others will only survive indirect lighting. Therefore, it is important to conduct a thorough research on your plants’ lighting requirements for a healthy maturity cycle.

Keep your plants well-maintained and clean

Whether indoor or outdoor plants, it is important to keep them well-groomed and clean 24/7.Consider taking off all yellow or dead leaves, and even cutting of leafless stems as a way of grooming them. As expected, plants can become dusty and dirt due to harsh weather conditions. Unfortunately, dirt makes it difficult for plants to access enough sunlight making them unhealthy and weak. Keeping your plants clean by spraying lukewarm water on them is the best way of guaranteeing their growth milestone.

Get your Pots right

Pots play a significant role in plant upkeep. Getting the right pot with adequate drainage, space and a well-balanced mixture of peat moss, and vermiculite is the only way of providing a healthy environment for your plants to grow. For consistent growth, consider re-potting your plants as they grow to prevent them from outgrowing their pots.

For more plant upkeep tips and ideas, contact Zonascape Landscaping.