The science behind how much light and water your plants need.
Russell Page very rightly said “If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpractised. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.”
While gardening with your own two hands and watching plants grow is a joy like no other, no gardening journey is without its losses. But the idea is to always strive for lesser casualties and more joy. I have personally seen people struggle with getting the light and water right for some plants and we get many customers who are not very sure about what is bright indirect or medium light. So here we are, with a detailed scientific approach for plant survival.
While we can wax eloquent about gardening for days, this blog has to be on point to deliver as much useful knowledge in as little time as possible. With this piece, we aim to tell you about what role water and light play in plant growth, understanding various types of light, understanding soil types and water retention. We will also talk about the watering needs of different types of plants and the ever elusive but easy to grasp concept of ratio of light to water.
So let’s get started!