Gardening Q&A: Houseplants have different needs in winter than summer - Zint Design
Monitor houseplants carefully in winter as changing light, temperature and humidity levels can impact water requirements. Be careful not to overwater. Ask Ken Q. Sometime back, I read your column about keeping outdoor potted plants watered. I’ve heard of products that you can add to your potting mix that hold water and can help. You didn’t mention them, so what about these? Might they make my winter indoor watering chores easier? — J. Wright, Hampton A. I believe what you are asking about are the so-called moisture “extenders.” These products have been around for years, first available to commercial growers, and eventually