- Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:18 am
A couple of things I have done in the past:
1. Big, light colored pot with a good amount of peat in the mix. Big pot takes a long time to dry out, light colored means it does not get as hot, and thus dry out as quickly, peat heavy mix soaks up lots of water and holds onto it.
2.Good sized, relatively deep tray. Holds lots of water and takes a long time to dry out.
3. Bag a plant or put it in a terrarium with a glass top. No way it drys out in a week or even two. Longer than that and you might have other problems.
The first one is only good if you go away a lot and so can be prepared well ahead of time. The second one is ok but if your home is very dry or you're gone for a longer time, then you might still have a problem. The final one works great but do not, under any circumstances, leave the plant in a sunny window while you are gone.