Growing House Plants in Water

Can I grow indoor plants in water only? What do I do with indoor plants in water when the water begins to smell bad? Other than replacing all the water.

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September 2, 20090 found this helpful

I have seen plants grow in these greatly expanding crystals.

http://www.watercrystals.com/

They also say:

" Water by itself is not a sufficiently nutritional diet. We recommend adding a few drops of liquid minerals to help provide nutrients to your plants in this new and any other growth media for your plants."

They sell this stuff (above) but I think that liquid "Miracle-Gro" would also work. You'd only need a drop every few weeks or once a month.

Here's apicture of their website:

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You can also add food coloring to the crystals:

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