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The awakening of nature, and our rare plants in spring...

Hello plant lovers!

Today we are going to discuss the awakening of plants in spring and the various cares to bring to them! Which plant wakes up in the spring? Does this phenomenon only affect common plants or does it affect our rarer plants as well? Does Mother Nature have favorite species or is she completely waking up the whole kingdom!?

Spring is the most vigorous time of year for plant growth. Warmer temperatures, longer photoperiods provide our plants with the energy they need to thrive. Houseplants are recovering from winter lethargy and getting ready for their growing season! Little by little, the whole plant world is waking up and the first little shoots of our indoor plants are appearing. The sun has a direct impact on the hormones of living beings, plants recognize it, and respond to it very quickly!

Hormones are organic molecules that can influence the physiology and development of plants, even in low concentrations! Hormones play an important role in plant growth and flowering. Hormones are produced by the plant and transported everywhere inside. These are chemical signals that can be emitted and picked up anywhere in the plant. Hormones can also be linked to sugars or amino acids. In this form, they are inactive and can be stored. Under certain conditions, the hormones can be released again and become active again, for example with the influence of gravity or light. And in the spring, the plants benefit from more light as the days get longer! So the plant receives several signals inviting it to come out of its winter nap.

It is therefore time to change the care of the crops of our indoor plants, adapting them to the new needs of each plant: watering, fertilization, temperature, repotting, everything is taken into account. These changes don't have to be sudden, plants like gradual and gentle changes!

Brightness requirements

Light is essential for plants. Thanks to it, plants can produce the synthetic substances necessary for nutrition. Therefore, it is recommended to place them preferably near windows. Note that if the space your plants are in is too dark, there are various artificial light supplies that can provide your plants with the necessary light. Once you have found the right location for your plant, one thing is certain, avoid changing it too often!