Plant Care Tip #24: Returning From Vacation

Sad Parlor Palm

Sad Parlor Palm

The latest in plant care tips for keeping your foliage happy and healthy, brought to you by premium plant delivery service Léon & George.

Coming back home to sad plants after a few days or weeks away? Here are the top 3 tips for reviving their perk.

Soak - check the moisture of the soil at the top and bottom of the nursery pot (you have to remove it from its decorative pot). If still slightly moist, return to your regular watering schedule. If completely dry, bring your plant to the shower and give the soil a nice soak through. Let the water drain completely before returning to its home. 

Prune - after the shower and when your plant has dried a bit, you should see the leaves perk back up. (occasionally after long droughts, your plants may need a second shower before this happens.) Sift through all the green and thoroughly remove any brown or yellowing leaves.

Chat - Talk to your plants and let them know everything's going to be okay! You can do this while you're caring for them, or say hello just when you're passing by. 

Our plant doctors are available 24/7 for any questions about keeping your plants happy and healthy! Email us anytime plantdoctor@leonandgeorge.com


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PARLOR PALM

Brings instant style and summer feels all year-round. It’s easy to care for and does well in low light. This popular indoor houseplant makes for a perfect gift or starter plant, and sits well as an accent on any desk or shelf.

1 ½ft tall plant with ceramic pot and reclaimed wood stand: $139
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