Friday, May 10, 2013

Choosing the Right Pot for Home or Garden

There are many ways to beautify your home. It can be by repainting it, interior decorating and many others. Putting plants can transform a stale and dull area into a vibrant one. The choices for a pot or planter box is many. However, we need to choose a pot that is suitable for your plants. There are many things to consider when choosing a pot: size, shape and color. Pots can be made of cement, ceramic, fiberglass, composite, plastic, PVC, clay or wood . It can be square, oblong, urn shape or bowl shape.

Cement pots are best in outdoor decorating. It's durable and can last a lifetime. While composite containers are lightweight. Most pots are usually handcrafted and is durable. Pots are perfect for porches, patios, and decks.

Size of the planters is an important factor for your plant growth. Lots of roots space means, your plants are less likely to get cramped and is easy to water and fertilize. As time goes by, plant grows. It's better to put your plant in bigger pots. Bigger pots makes plants happier. The materials used in pots can affect how often you water the plants and how long the container last. Also, one thing that you need to consider is the drainage holes. Pots that does not have holes for water draining should be drilled with holes to avoid roots getting drown and swampy soil.

According to experts, indoor plants in pots requires to be watered once a week because the water does not evaporate quickly in indoors as it does in outdoors. Pots' Size and shape are also important as it gives color and elegance to your space. It complement your plants and setting. Natural terra cotta colors work in any plant, but bright colors such as blue red and yellow can enhance the beauty of your plants and flowers.

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