How to Care Plants in  Monsoon (Rainy) Season

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After the extreme heat, the monsoon is set to arrive, which is great news for all plant lovers and plants.

The rainy season is particularly beautiful and beneficial for the  plants, as they grow much faster compared to other seasons.

However, we need to be attentive to certain aspects of  plant care. So. let's check some important tips:

1. Drainage is Essential Ensure your plant pots have adequate drainage holes to prevent root rot.

2. Well-drained soil To avoid over-watering, the soil should be well drained.

3. Shift  plants into shaded area While rain benefits plants, heavy downpours can damage them. Provide shelter to protect vulnerable plants.

4. Shift Succulents inside Shift all the  succulents inside the home because succulents already have the optimum level of water stored inside them.

They do not need much water like Aloe vera,  Jade plants plants, Echeveria, etc.

5. Fill the pot completely Fill the soil in the pot completely. Do not leave any space on the top.

– During heavy rain, water starts standing on the top of the soil and it might lead to fungus and green algae on the top of the soil.

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6. Remove the bottom leaves Remove the bottom leaves to prevent contact with wet soil, reducing the risk of infection and fungus.

7. Prune yellow and dead leaves Regularly prune yellow and dead leaves to improve air circulation and reduce the risk of fungal diseases.

8. Remove unwanted weeds It is important to remove weeds from the roots; otherwise, they will deplete the  plant’s nutrients.

9. Remove the plates from the bottom of the  pots During the rainy season, remove the bottom plates to prevent water accumulation and flooding in the pots.

10. Raise the level of  plants During the rainy season, place  plants on stands to allow water to drain easily.

11. Give support to your plants Wet soil increases the risk of plants being uprooted, so it is important to provide them with support.

12. Fertilizer for plants Apply neem cake fertilizer to your plants before the rain starts; it will help prevent problems like fungus and insects.

So, follow these tips to ensure your plants are not damaged in the rainy season and can enjoy and thrive during the monsoon season.