WaterConservation
To Top

Water Plants With Leftover Ice

When watering indoor plants, try using ice cubes instead of water. They melt slowly, letting the soil absorb it better. This may not work for all plants, test first.

By Hope from Wilmington, NC

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 24, 20100 found this helpful

I wouldn't use ice to water a plant. I feel room temperature water is better to avoid shocking the plant's root system.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
June 24, 20100 found this helpful

Plants prefer warmish water. Cold stunts their growth, do not use icey water on your plants this includes well water, let it warm up first.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
June 24, 20100 found this helpful

I had to laugh when I saw that this was "Tip of the Day", as I've been doing this for years and thought everyone did! It's a wonderful "green" way to conserve water and give your plants a sip. I just make sure to surround the plant close to the stem to avoid shock. Good for you!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Better Living Green Living Conservation WaterJune 23, 2009
Guides
Kenmore Refrigerator's Ice Maker Won't Stop Making Ice
Kenmore Refrigerator's Ice Maker Won't Stop Making Ice
Refrigerator
Refrigerator's Ice Maker Not Making Ice
Refrigerator Ice Maker
Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Getting Water
Ice Maker
Ice from Kenmore Elite Ice Maker Contains White Particles
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/22 18:26:32 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!