Indoor flowering plants have been used since ages to bring charm and color to a room. Besides this, they also improve the air quality, alleviate stress and improve the mood. Use a green house and grow lights to get the best from your plant the year round.
Indoor Flowering Plants – Color Charmers
Growing plants can be considered a great stress buster. Growing indoor flowering plants involves as much work and care as the non-flowering ones only in this case the rewards are so much more colourful and satisfying; needless to say that they also bring definition and warmth to a room.A beginner can play safe and buy an already flowering plant, in fact some plants are not meant to be flowered by home gardeners. A plant nursery will guide you best. For the more experienced, plan well with a mix of perennials and the seasonal, to get blooms all year round, especially if planning for holiday plants like the poinsettias. Once in bloom, potted outdoor plants can also be brought indoors.Water, temperature and sunlight are the major factors in growing plants, more so when indoors. Indoor Flowering Plants also make excellent gifts.
Indoor Grow Lights – Electric Growth
Indoor grow lights use electricity to promote plant growth. These lights emit an electromagnetic spectrum which is similar to that from the sun and therefore promotes photosynthesis. This allows indoor growth with outdoor conditions. Types of indoor grow lights include high-intensity discharge lamps, incandescents, fluorescents and LEDs. Of all these the LEDs are the cheapest, brightest and long-lasting. They also consume less power and produce less heat, making them most attractive for indoor growers; only caution being that the plants should not be overwatered.Plants need both dark and light periods. Artificial lighting may need a timer to ensure the same. Light intensity, one of the most important factors in indoor gardening, and the optimum light/dark periods are determined by the species and variety of plant, and its specific needs.
Indoor Greenhouse – Home for your Plants
It is so simple to build an indoor greenhouse that one can even make do with a child’s construction set and plastic wrap. The idea being to trap light, moisture and heat for the plant to thrive on, then depending upon the size and number of plants, the size of the greenhouse can vary. With aids like grow lights and controlled environments, the enthusiast gardener can produce healthy plants the year round.