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8 No-Nonsense Indoor Gardening Tips You Can’t Ignore

It’s easy to get swept away by the plethora of plant tips out there. 


Here at Click & Grow, we believe indoor gardening should be easy and enjoyable. So, we put together this list especially for you.


If we had time to give you only 8 indoor gardening tips, these would be the ones...

 

1. Light and Water!


To put it simply, light and water are the bare necessities of plant growth. Concerned about how much light and water are necessary? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Click & Grow’s Smart Garden 3 & Smart Garden 9 have lamps with inbuilt timers, giving your plants a healthy amount of light for optimal growth.


The level of the water float in your Smart Garden indicates when it’s time to water the garden again. When the float reaches the bottom, it’s time to fill up the tank.


When filling up the tank, ensure the water float is level with the garden’s surface to avoid overwatering.


 

2. Harvest Your Edible Plants At The Right Time


Your delicious, edible plants should be enjoyed to the max. When harvested at the right time, you’ll experience their best flavors and biggest yields. Check out the ultimate Click & Grow harvesting guide to learn how and when to harvest your favorite plants from our collection.


 

3. Check Your Room Temperature


Plants are more sensitive to temperature than we realize. A lot of Click & Grow’s plants enjoy living in temperatures between 65-75°F (18-23°C). Exotic plants often enjoy temperatures around 90°F (32°C) while other plants prefer when it’s cooler.


Want to know the ideal temperature range for your Click & Grow plant? Simply click on the desired plant from our collection and then select the product’s ‘plant care’ tab.


 

4. Prune Your Herbs and Leafy Greens For Better Yields


Herbs and leafy greens love being pruned. Our harvesting guide and the plant care tabs on our plant pod pages provide guidelines on when it’s best to prune. Check out this great instructional video too:


 

5. Pollinate Your Fruiting Plants


In the great outdoors, fruiting plants are pollinated by bees. So, how do you pollinate plants indoors? Simple. Just use your fingertip. Check out this video to see how it’s done:


 

6. ‘Transplant’ Your Plants


All of Click & Grow’s plants are intended to live in Smart Gardens for the duration of their life cycles. There is the option, however, to transplant your plants to larger pots and grow them elsewhere.


If you’d like to try this with any of your plants, remember to do it before their natural life cycle is over. Once plants are transplanted, it’s important to add enriched soil and to remember to water them. Check out this great article for more details and this instructional video:


 

7. Grow The Types of Plants That Make You Happiest


If you’re going to be sharing your living space with your indoor garden, it’s important to grow the types of plants that bring you the most joy. Are you looking for decorative plants that will boost your mood? Flowers are the way to go. You’ll be amazed at how flowers affect our emotions.


If you’re looking to grow the healthiest greens, you’ll find plenty of them in our collection. You can even take advantage of a Click & Grow Plant subscription to ensure you never run out of your favorite plants to grow.


 

8. Be Adventurous


It’s your indoor garden and your living space. Therefore, grow what you want to grow. In addition to all the plant pods available from Click & Grow, you can use Experimental Pods to grow anything you desire.


Add the seeds of your chosen plant to Click & Grow’s Smart Soil and watch them grow. Check out some examples of the quirkiest plants ever grown in Smart Gardens.



So, what are you waiting for? Start experiencing the joys of indoor gardening for yourself today. Join our thriving community and speak with like-minded indoor gardening enthusiasts. Share tips, photos, experiences and receive free advice from Click & Grow’s expert gardeners. Our Ask a Gardener Forum is the best place to ask any plant related questions.

For any other queries, contact our dedicated Support Team who are always happy to help.


Be sure to check out our blog for more valuable features such as green living tips, ways to create sustainable homes, the importance of food safety and how to grow plants indoors.


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