'Imagine using liquid water': why people water their house plants with ice cubes



‘Imagine using liquid water’: why people water their house plants with ice cubes

Often touted as an easy solution to overwatering, the practice of placing ice cubes in orchids has become a ‘comedy horticultural moment’

One piece of houseplant folklore resurfaces from time to time: that we should water our plants with ice cubes.

For years everything from Reader’s Digest to Reddit offered up ice cubes as the trick to keeping potted friends alive. Recently the theory has returned thanks to a pair of meme pages.

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Source: Guardian

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