Nowadays, everyone wants to grow plants in their homes for health and decoration purposes. Winter season is about to start, and you might be wondering what types of plants can be grown in winters. On upcoming celebrations, if you want to get the attention of your guests, then you should have winter plants in your home, and these can be grown effortlessly. These plants have considerable merits. These can change the appearance of your house and even freshen the air. You can also plant some vegetables and herbs in your kitchen garden. Thus, you can have your fresh vegetables and herbs without any pesticides or chemical fertilizers. These fresh veggies can have a pleasant aroma also.
Grow your own vegetables this winter
Capsicum, Peas, Spinach, Fenugreek, Reddish, Coriander, Tomatoes, Garlic, and Mustard, are some veggies that one can grow in the winter season. For planting these vegetables, you should mix some amount of old manure in the soil. Then put this soil in pots or any container. You do not require much soil in a pot, as it should be at least 6 inches deep. For growing Radish, there should be a space of two inches between its seeds while putting them in soil. The same step should be followed in sowing seeds of Mustard. Seeds of coriander will grow faster if you break them into two parts before sowing them. There should be a maximum of twelve seeds in a one-foot area of soil for spinach. While in the case of Fenugreek, fifty seeds are enough in a two feet area of soil. Then, the seeds of these plants are covered with a thin layer of soil. After sowing seeds of these veggies in containers or pots, you should keep them away from direct sunlight and place them in semi-shady places.
Flower plants like sunlight in winters.
You can have more flowers in your garden, especially in the winter season as there are numerous plants with flowers for the winter season like Cosmos, Aster, Dahlia, Cineraria, Gazania, Marigold, Petunia, Verbena, and Dianthus. These flowers like sunlight, for example, Gazania which bloom only during the day under sunshine. So, it should be placed under a bright sun when fully grown. You can get flower plants from nurseries, or you can grow on your own from seeds which are also available in the market. You can also do the shopping of these indoor plants online because there are many online nurseries that sell seeds and plants online. If you want to get the best results, you should follow these instructions. For flowering plants, the soil should have a mixture of 70% of compost and 30%of river sand. Then, it should be put in pots or containers having drainage holes. For removing air, if any, you can gently press the soil thereafter. Next, you will have to sprinkle the seeds on the soil, and overlapped seeds should be separated as in the case of veggies, you should cover the seeds with a fine layer of soil. Thereby, you should press the soil so that seeds remain in the same position. This is done because seeds can change their position when you water them. These pots should be placed away from direct sunlight for 10-15 days. The germination time of each flower is different from others as some can take less time and some more. One should not give too much water to the plants. You should water your plants only if the soil is not soggy. This rule of thumb applies to all plants except succulents. Watering should be done in a manner that does not disturb the seeds. When the baby plant is 3-4 inches tall, and it has 2-3 leaves, it can be transferred to its original place.
Plants of all seasons
Tropical plants like succulents can grow in any season of the year. Some tropical plants also give flowers like Peach lily, Anthurium or tail flower, Gloxinia, Christmas cactus, etc. Succulents like Aloe Vera, Cactus, Haworthia, and Snake plant are low maintenance plants. Thus, if you are the kind of person who always remains busy, then these plants are best for you.
Due to busy schedules, people do not want to visit the markets for shopping as their time can be wasted in traffic and crowds. Hence, they do shopping online. Likewise, they can buy plants online for saving their time as time is just like money these days.