You will need
- - pot
- - drainage
- - soil,
- - a flower.
The first step is to choose the right pot for planting flower, it needs to be slightly larger in size than the previous (3-5 inches in diameter). If you plant the flower directly in the large pot, it can lead to stunted growth of the plant. The best and inexpensive option is plastic pots that you can buy in the store right colors and size. They are very light, and almost impossible to break if accidentally drop the pot. Please note on the bottom of the pot purchased, if there are no holes, do them yourself with the help of sewing, namelennogo over an open fire.
On the bottom of the prepared pot lay pottery shards and any drainage layer. This can be gravel, concrete, Styrofoam flakes and granulate clay. In pots of a small size of the thickness of the drainage layer should be 1-2 cm in large pots – 5-10 centimeters. A few hours before planting the flower in a new pot, pour it properly.
The next step is soil preparation. Today flower shops, you can buy ready-made mixture made for certain types of houseplants. It already includes the required minerals and fertilizers, which favorably affect the growth of flowers, besides, it does not contain harmful impurities and debris. Due to this grounds your bedroom colors for a long time do not need fertilizing.
On a layer of gravel put a small quantity of the prepared soil in the center of the plant flower, store-bought or donated by friends. Mix in the ground and a little seal. Top can decorate the plant, lay beautiful stones around the edge of the pot or sprinkle the soil surface with colored drainage.
Depending on the type of flower, it requires certain care and watering. Find out about this when buying plants. If it likes a large amount of moisture, spray it periodically with a spray bottle. Wipe large leaves with a damp sponge, if it is valid for this flower.
Advice 2 : How to plant home flowers
Almost every house is decorated with flowers. They give the interior space cozy and warm. But not everyone knows how to plant a flower in a pot, because each plant requires not only a certain kind of soil, but also individual care.
You will need
- - pot;
- - soil;
- - drainage;
- - a flower.
Select the correct pot for flower. Use plastic pots the right size for planting flowers, they are light and virtually unbreakable. Look at the bottom of the pot, if there are no holes, make them yourself using hot fire on the awl. Choose a pot with a diameter of 2-5 cm, the one in which you purchased the flower.
Lay on the bottom of the pot drainage (gravel, expanded clay granules or clay). Make sure that the thickness of the layer in a small pot was not more than 1-2 cm in great – 5-10 cm For 2 hours prior to transplant flower in a pot it well pour.
Prepare the soil. Buy ready mix, designed for a specific type of flowers that already contains minerals and fertilizers have a positive effect on plant growth. Due to this soil home flowers long they can go without feeding.
Pour on the gravel a little of the prepared soil in the center of the pot put a plant. Backfill of earth and lightly condense. Don't forget to water the flower. Can decorate it by placing on the edge of the pot small beautiful stones or colored drainage.
If you are planting home flowers on the balcony, take a box with a minimum width of 18 cm and the same depth. Put plants in the holes, slightly shifting each. If the area of the box you put the flowers in two rows, if they are narrow – in one row. Note: if the flowers have root, to plant them together with the clod of earth.
Remember, it is not enough just to plant home flowers, each kind of plant requires certain care. Ask how to care for planted flowers, you can purchase professional literature or visit floral sites on the Internet. If it needs a lot of moisture, spray from time to time from a spray bottle. Large leaves wipe with a damp sponge, if it contains the recommendations for this plant.