P Houseplant Words

Peat Moss - Peat moss is like a sponge for your plant—it's a natural material in the soil that soaks up water to keep your plant nice and hydrated.

Perennial - A plant that lives longer than two years.

Perlite - Perlite is like the plant's personal air conditioner—it's this white, light and airy stuff in the soil that helps with drainage and keeps the roots from getting too soggy. 

Photosynthesis - Photosynthesis is like a magic trick that plants do to turn sunlight, water, and air into food for themselves, kind of like how we turn ingredients into a meal.

Pruning - Pruning is like giving your plants a haircut; it's the process of trimming away the extra branches and leaves to help them grow better and look their best.


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