Winter Plant Survival
With just a few steps, you can keep your plants thriving during the winter. This issue provides extensive information on watering, pH, and other tips for overwintering plants inside during the winter months.
We may not live on a farm, but we can grow where we live.
Keeping Plants Alive In Winter Indoors
by David Proctor
January 23, 2020
Urban Farm Lifestyle Magazine Published Weekly
1) The first thing a plant needs is a sufficient amount of light. The sun provides, but your plants may need a little extra “oomph”. Try grow lights. This article is very extensive on the features of LED and Florescent lighting.
Overwintering Plants Light
Forum by E. Vinje
The type of light or system you will need really depends on how much light your plants will be receiving in the window… Read more >>> click here
Winter Care for Houseplants
by Mary Jane Frogge, Extension Associate
Winter weather adversely affects growing conditions… Read more >>> click here
3) Last but not least, one of the most important things you can do for your plants’ survival in the winter is to not overwater. Raffaele explains in a short article;
Top Myths on Watering Houseplants
Here are a few watering myths that I’ve come across that I would like to debunk…Read more >>> click here
Check It Out!
How To Care For Houseplants | Winter Season 6:51
Crazy Plant Guy
1. Adjust Your Watering Routine
2. Improve Humidity
3. Pay Attention to Temperature
4. Follow the Sun
5. Put Your Houseplant on a Diet
Tips on Caring for Houseplants in the Winter
By Marie Iannotti
Iannotti, Marie. “Here’s How to Give Your Houseplants the Special Winter Care They Need.” The Spruce, The Spruce, 2 Oct. 2019, www.thespruce.com/tips-on-caring-for-houseplants-in-the-winter-1403001.
Raffaele. “Top Myths on Watering Houseplants.” Houseplant Care Tips, Rcdilallo@Gmail.com, 11 Nov. 2019, www.ohiotropics.com/2018/01/16/top-myths-on-watering-houseplants/.
Frogge, Mary Jane. “Winter Care for Houseplants.” Winter Care for Houseplants | Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County, 2002, lancaster.unl.edu/hort/articles/2002/winterhouseplants.shtml.
Russo, Chelsea, and E. Vinje. “Artificial Light for Wintering Plants.” Planet Natural, 17 Oct. 2016, www.planetnatural.com/forums/topic/overwintering-plants-light/.