Great Tips & Advice When Moving Home With House Plants

Sometimes one of the most difficult decisions we face when we are moving home is what to do with the Houseplants. As plants often become part of the family we offer useful and practical advice for anyone moving home with House

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Following our great tips and advice will help protect your house plants during transit:

plantWhen Moving Home with houseplants it is a good idea to re pot your plants into plastic containers. Just remember that your plants need time to adjust and recuperate from re-potting, so do this a few weeks in advance of the move.

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plantTall plants need to be carefully wrapped in plastic or bagged. Always remember to put a few air holes in the bag to allow your plants to breath during their journey.

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plantLine some appropriately sized, strong, double walled boxes with plastic or plastic bags before placing  the plants carefully inside the box. Use bubble wrap to fill the gaps between the pot and the box. This will help stop the pots moving in the box during transit.

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plantWhen your plants arrive at your new home, make sure you remove the plastic immediately, take them out of their boxes and give them some water and plant food.

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plantIf you had transplanted them into plastic containers and you want to put them back into their original pots, make sure you wait at least a week before doing this.

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plantYou don’t want to over-stress them this could result in stunted growth or even death of the plant. Keep an eye on any garden plants that you do take to your new home as the difference in soil, climate and air quality will have an affect on their health.

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plantIf you want to take some of your outdoor plants with you, take some cuttings. Purchase some floral tubes, fill them with water, then cap them. This should ensure that your cuttings arrive ready for your new garden.

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