Keep the pot out of direct sunlight and away from radiators.
Keep the pot out of direct sunlight and away from radiators.
If you’re wondering whether your environment is too bright or too dark, here are some ways to tell:
- Is the pot sitting in a closet? If so, it’s probably too dark.
- Is the pot sitting in a drawer? It’s definitely too dark.
- Are there no windows at all in the room? It’s probably way too dark.
Don’t let the soil dry out completely.
Water your Water Plant at least once a week. The soil should be moist, but not completely saturated. This means you can water the plant itself or put in water until the soil is damp. Determine how often to water your Water Plant by looking at the color of the leaves. If they’re green, they’re still getting enough moisture. But if they turn brown or yellow, you may want to add more water and avoid letting it dry out completely.
Make sure the water is room temperature.
The temperature of the water is one of the most important things about watering your plant. To demonstrate this, let’s look at the difference between hot water and cold water.
Hot water, for example, can be too warm for a plant to handle. When you pour hot tap water on a plant, it can shock the roots and even damage them if it’s too close to boiling. It also evaporates faster than room temperature or cold water, which means that it won’t stay in the soil long enough to provide an even watering throughout all sections of soil.
Cold water is also not ideal because it has a high chance of staying in one place at the bottom of the pot until it warms up enough to be absorbed by your plants’ roots. The best way to tell if your plant got watered evenly is by touching the topsoil of your potted plants; if you feel moisture in some areas and dryness in others, then there are spots that didn’t get watered properly—which typically happens when you use ice-cold tap water.
Use a pebble tray and mist to keep it happy.
There are two main ways to keep your water plant happy. The first is to create a pebble tray—in other words, take a shallow container that’s slightly smaller than the pot; fill it with pebbles and water just so the pebbles are touching the water level, and then place the plant’s pot on top. Water evaporates from the pebbles, which keeps humidity up in the air around your plant.
A second method is misting, which can help reduce stress on your plants but doesn’t work as well as a pebble tray. Be sure not to use any hard sprays of water when you mist your water plants: that can damage their delicate new leaves.
Water sparingly in winter.
Water sparingly in winter.
You can overwater your plant. If you do, it will get waterlogged and wilt. It’ll look like a sad, drowned rat, so don’t do that to it! Make sure the soil is dry before watering again. If you’re not sure if the soil is dry, stick your finger in the potting mix. If it feels dry about an inch down, then go ahead and water some more. You can also use a moisture meter or buy one of those nifty gadgets that tell you when to water your plant.*
- If you have a “nifty gadget” that tells you when to water your plant: congratulations! You are very organized and forward-thinking and just generally much better at caring for plants than I am—please send me tips on how to be more like you!
Trim dead foliage as needed (and watch out for scale).
You’ll need to trim the plant’s dead foliage as needed. If you find your zz plant is infested with scale, you can use insecticidal soap or houseplant-safe pesticides to remove these insects.
As a general rule of thumb, healthy zz plants should be repotted every two years or so. Because they prefer dry roots, it’s better to under water than over water them.
Fertilize with 30-10-10 houseplant fertilizer in spring and summer.
Follow the instructions on the package for proper application or dilution rates. Fertilize sparingly, using only about half strength.
Fertilizer is not necessary unless you have a large plant in a pot that is several years old. If you do use fertilizer, don’t overdo it.
Don’t fertilize if the soil is dry as this can cause fertilizer burn and kill your plant. Don’t fertilize until you see new growth begin in spring or summer. Wait until fall and winter to fertilize plants so they do not produce too much soft growth during the cold months when they are trying to go dormant and preserve their energy reserves for spring growth. Do not fertilize a sick plant; it needs its energy to heal itself rather than producing more leaves or flowers.
I don’t know why I bought this plant, but it was an impulse buy and now I am stuck with a responsibility.
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It’s not always easy to identify the shape of your water plant. It can be confusing to know whether you have a sunflower or a daisy or an iris, especially if you’re new to gardening. But don’t worry! We’ve got you.
This guide will show you how to tell which unique and beautiful water plant is in your garden, so you can take care of it best.
There are many different kinds of water plants, and they all have something in common: they live at the bottom of a river, lake or ocean, which would seem to make it difficult—impossible, even—to know their shapes. But there is a way!
You’ll need some blank paper, a pencil and a sharpie. On your trips to the river or pond, keep an eye out for driftwood. When you find some, grab it and start pressing it into the paper. The bark will leave an imprint on your page showing all the bumps and ridges that make up its shape.
Once you’ve got several pieces of wood pressed into your paper, use your sharpie to trace those imprints onto another piece of paper. Now you’ve got several different water plant shapes to use as reference for drawing.* Start with a simple line drawing* Try making one of each* See if you can draw them from memory
Do you know what shape your water plant is?
Knowing the shape of your water plant can help you optimize your swimming technique, and make sure you’re always keeping up with the latest trends.
If you’re a casual swimmer, maybe a circle or a square is just fine. But if you’re really serious about your swimming, it’s time to be more precise. The shape of your water plant can make all the difference—and it’s surprisingly easy to tell! Just follow these steps:
1. Locate the closest lifeguard station, and ask him or her to mark off an area of water in the shape of a rectangle.
2. Find a friend to hold up each corner of the rectangle while telling jokes—the funnier they are, the more accurate this step will be!
3. Once the area is marked off, find two friends who will swim around in circles inside of it for at least five minutes.
4. Meanwhile, get out a piece of paper and draw out as many water shapes as you can think of: triangles, squares, circles, etc. You need to do this for at least ten minutes—but if you want an extremely accurate result, do it for longer!
5. When everyone is done
Curious about the shape of water plants?
Maybe you’ve seen some floating plants in a pond, or you’re interested in learning more about the different kinds of aquatic vegetation. This guide should help answer your questions!
Are you a plant parent who has always wondered what kind of plant your water plant really is? You’re not alone.
We’ve got your back with this step-by-step guide on how to tell which kind of water plant you’re looking at.
First things first: assess the situation. If the plant is in a pot, take it out of the pot and look at its roots. Is it rooted in soil? If so, it’s a land plant, and this guide won’t help you.
But if it’s not rooted in soil, keep reading!
Next, examine the leaves. Are they green? If so, it’s one of two types of plants: water lettuce or water hyacinth.
Now smell the leaves—do they smell like dirt? If so, then you’re looking at a water lettuce! If not, then you’ve got yourself a water hyacinth! Congratulations!
If your plant is brown, it’s either duckweed (if it has tiny leaves) or elodea (if each leaf is about an inch long). The easiest way to tell them apart is to put them in saltwater: duckweed will float while elodea will sink.
Have you ever been sitting in a park and noticed that the ponds and lakes around you seem to be shaped differently? If you’re like many people, you’ve probably wondered what causes these differences. You might even have suspected that it’s the plants in the water causing it—and you’d be right.
In this article, we’ll break down the various factors that affect how a body of water is shaped. Read on to learn how plants, animals, and human activity can change the shape of a body of water!