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Tips to Care for Indoor Plants and Considering Denver Sprinkler Installation for Spring

February 8, 2017

Are you looking to add some green to your living situation? Perhaps stepping up your landscape game outside of your home this spring? There are quite a few things to do if you are new to maintaining plants. They are a great addition to any home to brighten things up inside. You may need to consider Denver sprinkler installation in order to keep everything looking fresh, year after year. Adding a few new plants indoors can help you decide how you would like to handle your landscaping once the warmer months arrive.

Watering Tips

Upon purchasing new indoor plants, it is best to research how much water plants and grass requires. Over or under watering can negatively affect the quality of the plant or new sod. In general, you want to water a plant so the soil is damp. If you are in the purchasing phase prior to watering the plant, purchase soil, plant food and a pot to put your plant in. Ideally, you will want a pot that can drain water. Be sure you have something to put the pot in that can collect excess water. You don’t want to mess around with a mess on your floors! If you are newly sodding your yard, make sure to consult with an expert about watering and nutrition.

Light for Plants

Properly lighting is crucial for the maintenance of your plants. However, like water, too much or too little can be damaging. Research how much light your particular plants need and watch out for warning signs. In the Better Homes and Garden’s article, Lighting Needs of Houseplants, you will need to make some changes if your plants become lifeless and lose color. They say these are often signs of too much sun exposure. Leaves that turn yellow might also be a sign of too little light, as well as too much water or fertilizer.

Outdoor Landscaping

Once you have all the indoor plants you need to brighten up your space, consider outdoor landscaping as well. Landscaping is one of the top ways to boost curb appeal and your home’s overall value. Spring is one of the best times to plant flowers, add retaining walls, hardscape, and update gardens. If starting from scratch, you may want to consult with a local landscape service to help you get started and everything you need. From there, consider installing a sprinkler system. This will help you keep your plants and shrubs looking their best. It also takes a load from you as you will not need to remember to water them if your sprinkler has a timer setting. Many systems can also sense the weather to counterbalance outside conditions and what your plants need. Consider these five Denver landscaping trends for ideas.

When you are ready to take the next step on your spring landscaping, Water Solutions Sprinkler Service is your go-to company to handle all your lawn and garden needs. Our premier services will ensure your yard and landscaping gets adequate water to look gorgeous all year. Even though it is still winter, spring will be here before you know it. Call us at 720-435-1495 or get a free estimate. We can help you begin budgeting and planning to arrange an installation when the weather gets warmer.