indoor plants moisture control

daffodil33February 19, 2014

Hi All, can't wait till spring! But until then I am having to make do with the in home garden, which brings me to my question. I have a lot (a real lot) of indoor plants, such as spaths, palm, spiders, aloe, etc. Most of these plants require daily misting, especially the spaths and the palm. I do this with my hand mister, and it is a streneous and laborious task everyday. Any ideas on how to make this task easier? Are there any automatic misters? Thanks!

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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

Hi Daffodil, I used to mist my plants but I'm on the fence about whether it is the best way to keep them happy. In a few houseplant books and on the houseplant forum, it has been mentioned that misting isn't the best thing to do. They recommend a humidifier or bowls of water with a fan blowing over them. Or a pebble tray under the plants. Try posting on the Houseplant forum and you should get a lively discussion on the subject, or do a search on that forum. There must be a lot of threads on the topic of misting plants.

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