Here’s What’s Making Your Houseplant Sad—and How to Fix It
There is undoubtedly a new wave of window gardners as we all try to make our space a little greener. Some good tips and helpful flowcharts from Apartment Therapy:
Sabharwal goes on to explain that many plant parents overcompensate with a little
too much care and attention, whether that’s over-watering or over-fertilizing. The good news is that your plant will tell you when something’s wrong, but it’s up to you to figure out why it’s sad. While every houseplant is different, there are usually some pretty clear telltale signs of sadness, and Sabharwal shares his tips for translating plant cries for help into actionable steps to assist in their healing.
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