Water Plants With Soda Water To Make Them Grow Faster And Healthier

Water Plants with Club Soda to Make Them Grow Faster and Healthier

Whether you've got a green thumb or not, you want your houseplants to thrive. Besides fixing the reasons they might be droopy, try watering them with soda water to make your plants grow beautifully.

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The reason why soda water is better than plain water for plants is it contains phosphate and other nutrients that enrich the soil and promote growth. In one study done at University of Colorado Boulder, researchers found that plants given carbonated water had shoots that grew 170 per cent of their original height, compared to just 67 per cent for plants given tap water. The soda water-fed plants also developed a healthier shade of green.

As Gardening Know How points out, you don't want to feed your plants regular soft drink because of all the sugar — and mineral water might contain other elements that aren't helpful.

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    Wait wait wait, Soda WATER, or SOFT DRINKS?

    You've put two entirely different beverages in the same article. Come on guys, get it together.

    The article is clear. Yes soft drink is mentioned but in the context of not using it.

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