Watering flowers is the daily work of raising flowers. Improper watering is also the main cause of flower death (most potted plants are either dry or waterlogged). Potted plants can't extend their roots to look for water when they are short of water. The soil in the pot is limited, and the water content is also limited. Therefore, potted flowers are more sensitive to water. When they are dried, they will droop and their roots will rot easily when they are waterlogged. Therefore, it is very important to water flowers. Now let's see why we should learn to water flowers.
Explanation of terms: when you look at some tutorials, you may encounter the following nouns. It doesn't matter if you don't understand them. Let's explain them here.
1. See dry see wet
It can be understood that when the soil is completely dry and then watered, the soil presents the state of "dry wet dry wet", instead of being always dry or always wet.
How to judge soil dryness?
The surface of the soil is almost white, and it is not difficult to judge the watering cycle.
2. Half water or waist water
It refers to that the water can not be thoroughly watered, each time the water can only wet the upper half of the soil, and the soil at the bottom of the pot is still dry. For a long time, the roots of plants were shallow and did not tie down, which affected the growth of plants.
It is a wrong way to pour water half way. The principle of watering is "do not pour water, pour it thoroughly" (knock on the blackboard), until there is water flowing out of the drain hole at the bottom of the basin.
Therefore, it is recommended to buy flowerpots with holes at the bottom as much as possible. The flowerpots with back cover are not suitable for planting flowers directly, so they can be used as sets of pots.
3. Sitting basin or soaking basin
It is different from another method of soil filling.
Use a large basin to hold half a pot of water. Put the pot into a large pot with water. Because of the tension of capillary of plant root system, water will be slowly absorbed into the pot through the drainage hole until the surface soil is moist.
4. Water control
Literally, it means to control the amount of water. Some plants need water control during the dormancy period. For example, most succulent plants will reduce the frequency of watering in hot summer to ensure that the plants can spend the summer safely.
5. Root fixing water
After changing pots or planting flowers, we need to water the flowers once. This time, the water is called "root fixing water". Root setting water is very important, and it is an essential operation after flowerpot.
6. Water deduction
It refers to that in the process of flower growth, no water or less water to limit its camp length, so that the accumulation of nutrients, and conducive to the formation of flower bud powder flower bud.
Such as bougainvillea, chrysanthemum, jasmine, plum blossom, etc. start to buckle water after the new slightly grow to 20 cm, wait until the top leaves are slightly withered, and then water again and again, two or three times is conducive to flower bud differentiation.
Well, it should be understandable to mention these words later.
Time: in summer, it is better to water in the morning or evening, and avoid watering at noon. In winter, on the contrary, it is better to water at noon to avoid frostbite caused by low water temperature in the morning and night.
Watering method: do not dry do not pour, pour thoroughly. Move gently and slowly, and wait for the water to penetrate into the soil.
Main use: soil filling.
It is suggested to buy the detachable style of shower head, so that the floor will not be wet when watering indoors.
Main uses: water supplement outside root, increase air humidity, spray.
Some plants that need high humidity need watering pots, such as pitchers and ferns.
Main uses: succulent watering artifact, suitable for small desktop potted plants.