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How to Repot House Plants into Larger Containers

As your plants grow it may be necessary to re-pot them. Some signs that your plants need repotted are that the roots visible on the top of the current pot, roots are growing out of the drainage holes, are new leaves coming in that are smaller than the original and if the leaves are turning yellow and begin to wilt after being water. To begin, find a pot that is about two times as big as the current pot the plant is in. Insert a piece of wire mesh over the drainage hole of the pot. This will keep the soil in when the plant is watered. Add a layer of potting mix over the wire mesh. Remove the plant from the current pot. Tap the sides to remove the plants. Discard any damage or ruined roots and also loosen the roots. Fill the pot with soil, water and you have a beautiful new potted plant that will keep your plants healthy and living longer! For more advice and gardening videos, visit Subscribe to Lowe's YouTube for great how to videos and home improvement tips: Or head to our channel:
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