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How to Prepare Your Houseplants for Winter

The majority of houseplant growth slows down in the winter months; they are taking a break. This fact means you get to take a break from fertilizing, pruning, and repotting this season as well. So, what do you do differently to prepare your houseplants for winter? How do you acclimate your precious ferns and African violets to indoor conditions before moving them inside? How do you get rid of pests before you bring your plants indoors? This guide covers water, light, fertilizing, repotting, temperature, humidity, pests, and cleaning. Let's get started!