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How to Use Wicks to Water Plants

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Learning to water houseplants may take time as some houseplants require more water than others. If you’re planning to go away on vacation, you may not know how to keep them healthy until you return. Gardeners and people with houseplants often learn tricks for keeping their plants healthy when they cannot look after them every day. Wick watering is one of the tricks of that trade. You can use a wick or a shoelace to help your plants water themselves if you have to be gone for a few weeks at a time. Read more to find out how to use wicks to water plants.

How to Use Wicks to Water Plants. Learning to water houseplants may take time as some houseplants require more water than others. If you're planning to go away on vacation, you may not know how to keep them healthy until you return….