Indoor gardening is the solution if you don’t have enough space or land for your plants. It is the process wherein the plants are nurtured within a residence, building or in a greenhouse. Indoor plants also serve as decoration to your homes. But of course, there are some pointers to consider when you have an indoor garden.
The amount of light in your house will determine what type of plant is suitable in your indoor garden. Plants that require low to medium amount of sunlight is appropriate in your indoor garden. Since the plant will turn to the light, you should rotate the plant to have an upright growth of your plant.
When it comes to watering of your plants, it is better to ask the person who sold you to know how much and how frequently to water the plant. Don’t over water the plants because it might rot its roots. Temperature and humidity also affect the growth of the plant. The temperature range of most indoor plants should fall between 65-75° F, during the day and 10-15° F at night.
For indoor plants that grow very quick, you can fertilize it every 2 to 3 months while dormant plants do not need fertilizers at all. Since they are indoor plants, they received less sun so it does not need to be fertilized often. It is very important to remember that not all plants have the same requirements of light, water, temperature, humidity and fertilizers so proper monitoring of it is a must.
Ever wonder what are the past time activities of children nowadays? Kids are more involved in playing video games in which there comes a time they will be addicted on it. It is not good to become addicted to computer games because kids tend to neglect their studies and sometimes they don’t care what’s happening around them, especially on their environment. Why don’t you teach your child to do home gardening?
Through home gardening, children will learn the significance of taking good care of our environment and how men are interrelated to it. There are some benefits your kids might get when they get involved in gardening.
Children can learn more about Sciences through the help of home gardening. They can observe a plant’s life cycle wherein they can witness the different stages of the plant development from a seed ending to a mature plant. It also teaches them the roles of water, soil, air and sunlight to a plant.
Engaging to gardening, children can develop their sense of discipline and hard work because there are a lot of pointers to consider when taking care of a plant. It requires their perseverance to nurture a healthy plant. Gardening can also provide relaxation not only to the children but also to the adults. It has a calming effect that may reduce their stress and anxiety. It also helps the kids to appreciate and respect nature. Lastly, it also gives time to bond with each other where you can deepen the relationship to your child.