Light, Light, Light, ALL THE LIGHT

Light is to plants what food is to humans. They thrive off it, depend on it for growth, energy and being the best little plants they can be. However, giving your indoor jungle what it needs to survive is a bit more complicated than sticking your plants next to a window.

Here are 5 things you need to know:

#1

Plants absorb light and produce sugar through a process known as photosynthesis. This is their food. Sunlight is everything to a plant, and this should always be at the core of your decisions on care.

 

 


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Light is to plants what food is to humans. They thrive off it, depend on it for growth, energy and being the best little plants they can be. However, giving your indoor jungle what it needs to survive is a bit more complicated than sticking your plants next to a window.
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Here are 5 things you need to know:
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Plants absorb light and produce sugar through a process known as photosynthesis. This is their food. Sunlight is everything to a plant, and this should always be at the core of your decisions on care.
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Plants can get scorched and suffer sunburn! Be a good plant parent and remind yourself that windows can amplify the sun’s heat and may cause irreversible damage if not protected adequately. To the shade!
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Take time to think about which plants are right for which space. A lot of plants love to spend their days basking in the sunlight, whereas others prefer to chill out in the shade. Setting them up for success and providing the right conditions for them is every so important.
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Noticing your plants are developing yellow leaves or growing smaller leaves than usual? On some varieties, this is a tell-tale sign there’s too much sunlight! Try exposing your plants less during the day by moving them away from bright, direct sunlight and into a more shady spot.

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Okay, we all know that natural sunlight is good for the skin and even better for plants, but there’s no reason you can’t use artificial lights to help your babies flourish! These lights have the same effects and can be a great way to keep your plants healthy and happy!
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