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Bringing Houseplants Inside For The Winter

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When outdoor temperatures drop into the low 50’s regularly, that means it’s time to bring your plants inside! All you’ll need is a couple of tools and a few minutes in order to successfully complete the job.

1

Start process when night temperatures drop into the low 50’s regularly

2

Inspect plants for insect and disease infestations

3

Physically remove insects and wash leaves with a mild dishwashing soap and water mixture

4

Prune diseased, damaged, dead and deranged branches

5

Wash down outside of pots, and put saucers back on

6

Bring inside for the night, outside for the day for two weeks (optional)

7

Once plants are inside full time, reduce watering and fertilizing frequency

Congratulations! You did it! Sit back and enjoy your new lawn addition!

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