People who want to brighten up their homes and gardens with flowers and plants in pots will first need to know how to pot plants. Luckily, learning exactly how to pot plants is simple, and what follows is a brief overview to get you started.
One common mistake made by notice gardeners is to choose a pot that is too large for the plant. This often leads to over watering, which can cause your beloved plant to expire before its time. Most plants need to be found by their pot in order to flourish. Plants that have been potted in a container that is too large often have trouble growing larger and producing flowers.
In addition to knowing how to pot plants, you will also need to know how to decide on the best time for potting. This largely depends on the type of plants that you want to pot, and potting is best done shortly after the plant has begun to grow. Of course, this varies a little between varieties the optimum time is usually between March and May.
Generally speaking, it is best to avoid potting plants during the winter, as this is the time of year when the roots will be resting. While there are really no hard and fast rules regarding the correct season, it is worth doing a little research on your variety of plant before you get started. As with so much in life, timing is everything.
So, the main secrets to success are picking a clean thoroughly soaked pot, choosing the right size and, last but not least, timing. Now that you know how to pot plants, you are ready to select some flower seeds and get cracking.