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Apartment gardening if you don’t have garden – complete Guide

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Try Apartment Gardening if you don’t have outdoor garden

Apartment gardening is best for the lazy person and for a person who does not have a normal garden.you can start with just one plant and take it number plant.

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But how should I start?

Choose your First plant –

  • Snake plant. Source. …
  • Money plant. Source: Brookfieldcustomhomes. …
  • Lucky bamboo plant. Source: Gardeningknowhow. …
  • Aloe vera. Source: Vervemagazine. …
  • Peace Lily. Source : Plantsrescue. …
  • Dracaena reflexa. Source: Betterhomesandgardens. …
  • Ferns. …
  • Grape ivy.

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Tips For Apartment garden 

1. Turn a pallet upright for shelved planting.

2. Layer planters for maximum effect.

3. Hang plants using a shoe organizer.

4. Use wine crates as a raised bed.

5. No outdoor space at all? Take to the ceiling

6. Combine greenery with your existing furniture.

7. Think small, with succulents.

8. An IKEA lantern can become a planter.

9. Hang living herbs over the sink for easy access.

10. Or you can hang them on a board in mason jars.

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Light Levels
The most important thing in apartment gardening is knowing what your light exposure is, says Laurelynn Martin, co-owner of Logee’s Plants for Home & Garden. “If you know the exposure of your windows, you can figure out what type of plants to grow,” she says. “Southern exposure and full sun allow you to grow just about anything.

Temperature
Ambient apartment temperatures are fine for most houseplants. Place plants where they won’t experience drafts—away from heating or cooling vents and exterior doors. In northern regions in winter, air near windows can be significantly colder, especially at night.

Humidity
Aim for a relative humidity of 50 percent or higher. In most apartments, humidity usually falls into the 30 to 40 percent range. The exception occurs in winter when dry air drives humidity to 10 to 20 percent.

Plants
As you select plants for your apartment garden, consider ones that put on a show with little care. “Citrus are great plants because they can be kept relatively small, have fragrant flowers and bear fruit at a young age,” Laurelynn says. “Meyer lemon makes a great first citrus.”

 

 

 

 

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