by Lexi, Day-Riverside Branch
Quarantine has turned a lot of us into indoor-gardeners. And for good reason! Houseplants can brighten up any room and are a perfect first step for anyone looking to take on a little more responsibility! Trust me, if you can keep a houseplant alive, you are ready for just about everything. You don’t need to have a green thumb if you avoid the following pitfalls on the journey to plant parenthood.
Why? Underwatering your plants is like forgetting to feed your hamster. They need that hydration!
How can you tell? Under-watered plants will develop brown, crispy leaf edges. If you’re noticing that the lower leaves of your plants are turning yellow and curled, check the soil! Anytime the top 1-2 inches of the soil are bone dry it’s time to water.
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