5 Problems Everyone Has With Flower Caring And How To Solve Them

Flower Caring

Flower caring is not as island easy. Sometimes there are disappointments even when you have done your best and followed every instruction and tips about proper flower caring. Every florist experiences prime with their flowers at a point, which could be due to some reasons. Good, the news is that there are also solutions to your problems.

Pests

Every plant can be attacked by pests in their lifetime.  When pests attack your flowers, they fed on the flowers or stem which makes them die off.  In the case of pest attack; there are many commercial pesticides that you should spray on your flowers, and the offenders will die.

Wilting

If your flowers are wilting, it may be due to the soil being dry or too wet, or due to cool drafts. Check the ground, if it is dry water it, but if too wet, remove your plant from sitting in water and let the soil dry before you water it again

Drooping leaves

Leaves may droop due to inadequate lighting, improper watering, low humidity or changes in daylight with seasons. You should increase the light levels, by putting your flowers out in the sun or the window seals where sunlight will easily reach them, increase humidity by using humidity tray or cluster the flowers together.

Stem rots

Stem roots will rot due to infections or due to too much water. If your flower stem is rotting, remove the flower from too much water, reduce the amount of water, cut off the rooting part and reduce the frequency or watering.

Flowers won’t bloom

It is frustrating if you keep practicing the best flower caring tips but your flowers won’t bloom. This could be due to inadequate light levels; insufficient nutrients in the soil or the flowering plant are exhausted. Cut back the plant and leave it dead for some time, increase light levels, and add some fertilizers.

Slow growth

Some flower plants just won’t grow at their supposed rates. Slow growth is caused by many factors including poor drainage, insufficient fertilizers, or too much fertilizer, or lack of enough water. You should check the water levels, if the water is too much, reduce it. If the soil is too dry, you should water it. Also, keep the balance of fertilizers. Avoid putting too many fertilizers and at the same time, do not put very little fertilizers.

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