Tempered water for watering houseplants

The easiest way to soften the water for undemanding plants, is defending it in an open dish during the day.

Пом&#039якшуємо воду для поливу кімнатних рослин

Chemical activity of the soil depends on the composition of the water we use for irrigation. Tap water is quite hard, and gradually, the lime is deposited on the surface of the earth and the base of the stem or trunk, hindering the absorption of moisture by the roots. Therefore, plants that are watered with this water, need more frequent transplanting, informs Rus.Media.

For watering indoor plants better suited melt snow or rain the moisture that can be stored in a dark place in a sealed container. For softening tap water it is recommended to add 1 g of baking soda to 1 liter you Can also water the plants with water in which to dissolve the potassium permanganate until slightly pink. Cacti (except for downy) perceive better slightly acidified water (1 g of citric acid per 1 liter of water).
There is one that is rarely used, method is to pour 100 g peat in a linen bag and put it overnight in a vessel with 1 l of water. The bags can be used for this procedure twice.

The easiest way to soften the water for undemanding plants, is defending it in an open dish during the day. Used for irrigation of the upper 2/3 of the volume of water. To resort to boiling is not recommended, as this composition of water is deteriorating. For a very Moody cultures can be frozen tap water, and then melt the ice to water and melt water.

For actively growing crops is recommended water with a temperature 2-3 ° C higher than the room. Instances that are in a state of rest, watered with water at room temperature. Irrigation with warm water is allowed to stimulate the development of over-wintering tubers and bulbs, which causes their growth. A very dangerous watering houseplants with cold water so as the plant roots will not absorb it, and as a result, the culture dries up, and the soil turns sour. Cool watering in hot weather prolongs development of plants.

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