Blog - Happy Roots Houseplants



Discover

Discover

Plants,  who'd have thought they would be the one thing that always make me happy, always put me at ease, always give me something to look forward to at the end of the day.  Sounds odd I know, but it's true.  Things have not quite turned out the way I had planned in this life, the struggles just seem to be never-ending with a wide range of issues.  Don't get me wrong,  my life isn't all bad, I do have things and people that I am very grateful for everyday.  I just feel I live my days for others,  their needs & wants have always been before my own,  this has been the case since I was 16 years old.  I think after all these years I have reached a point where I just want to enjoy me and discover more about ME..... The first discovery was my love for plants, what's next?

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Inspiration

Inspiration

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

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Watering tips

Watering tips

7 things to consider:

  1. Keep plants in pots with drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.
  2. Water most plants every 2–4 days (or as required) in spring and summer to keep the compost moist (not waterlogged)...
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Beautiful hydrangea bloom

Beautiful hydrangea bloom

Hi everybody I was at wandering around my yard this afternoon and couldn't help but notice just how perfectly beautiful the Hydrangea are this time of year...

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I've discovered a new love

Hi everybody, obviously I am a lover of houseplants and all their glory but I've recently discovered I also really enjoy taking photographs of plants ,flowers and trees...

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Terracotta Pots

Terracotta Pots

Hello Everyone!  I love using terracotta pots and wanted to give you a few pointers...

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Tap Water Woes

Tap Water Woes

Hi Everyone, I have sold a few Anthurium the last few weeks and one of the things I have learned about them is they will develop brown spots on leaves easily...

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Happy Roots Houseplants Watering Tips

Happy Roots Houseplants Watering Tips

  • It’s better to under water your plants than to overwater. Too much water can lead to root rot.
  • Check the soil first to make sure it’s dry at least 2 inches deep below the surface.
  • If your soil looks dark in color, feels moist, and sticks to your finger, your plant has enough water...
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Root Bound?

Root Bound?

Some plants actually love to be root bound!

We often think that repotting into larger pots are going to do our plants good, but not in all cases...

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Plant Benefits at Home

Plant Benefits at Home

Here are some reasons you should think about keeping plants in your home...

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Benefits of Plants at Work

Benefits of Plants at Work

Feeling stressed at work? Experts recommend putting potted plants near your work desk to lower stress levels and fatigue...

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