Oct
05

The Simplest Way To Clean Your Indoor House Plants

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Indoor house plants are not only decorations. It is serving our houses as cleaners of air pollutants. It is also mandatory for them to stay healthy to keep on doing their roles. It’s exceedingly important to keep your indoor house plants clean. The upward thrust of dust on the leaves of the indoor house plants blocks the pores and holds back your plants from receiving needed air and light.

First plan of action is to get shot of yellow or brown dead leaves both for plants and flowers. Check the pot and remove things that have fallen off into the soil. Second is by using a wet material to wipe giant leaves from base to tip. You may use a clean paintbrush or a soft powder brush for smaller leaves. Be especially careful when holding the leaves of your indoor house plants as it can simply crack. You may use your hand to support the base of the leaves.

Another way to clean your plants is by giving a light bath. This is specifically useful to plants like African Violets that have fuzzy or hairy leaves. Give them a bath once a month. Smaller plants can just be washed off with water right in your kitchen sink. You may use a spray nozzle on a medium or low pressure setting and target all the leaves. You may also try giving your bigger house plants a nice shower.

You have to use room temperature water to clean your plants. Cold water will leave spots on the foliage. When rinsing your indoor house plants, cover the base with a plastic wrap or bag so that the soil in the pot does not wash away. Do not use leaf shine products because these will cover the pores and stop the plant from breathing.

Ultimately, let your plants enjoy their lives by letting them have a view of the environment outside your place. This may be done if the weather isn’t too breezy. Make your plants feel comfortable by placing them in some place where there is enough light and ventilation. These plants are away from the safekeeping of the Mother Nature; so indoor house plants owners should take over this role to be in a position to maintain ecstatic and healthy plants.

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