The easiest way to keep plants watered while on holiday, according to a gardening expert

If you’re heading abroad or on a staycation this July and August, you’re thoughts have likely turned to to watering your plants while on holiday, and preserving your garden ideas. We have some good news, according to horticulturist Michael Perry, you can stop hunting for clever hacks and devices all they really need is a good drink before you go away. 

‘If you go on holiday just for a week and you give your houseplants a really good water before you go away they will generally fine,’ explains Michael. ‘If they’re on sunny windowsills then move them to a slightly shadier part of the room. Always have a saucer underneath so you can water from below like a reservoir, or an outer pot.’ 

Easiest way to water plants while on holiday