Taking care of your plants outside or inside your house has been making you so pleased and now that you are relocating it is most natural that you can wish to have your dear plants with you. They make your place more beautiful, comfortable and cozy and give create a pleasant atmosphere. Of course, you should take care of the preparation while moving plants in advance for some reasons you’ll read below. Plants need extra care as compared to any other of the household goods you’ll be shifting. Below the tips are given for moving plants.
Do movers move plants?
You may be speculating do movers shift plants. In some cases they do and in some cases, they don’t. While relocation of plants, long distance movers may not take them since the lack of fresh air may be harmful. When you relocate plants cross country some shifting companies will take them. Ask for to provide a temperature-controlled environment during the transportation of your dear plants. If you’re moving with garden plants in winter, the low temperatures inside regular trucks can cause damages. It can even cause the death of your plants.
You can find a relocation company which can engage in relocating your plants but you can have to get a quote to find this out for sure. In some cases, this can take you a while to do that. When you get such a relocation company, make sure you ask if required insurance is provided as many packers and movers don’t provide. Plants are extremely fragile & often get injured or spoiled while relocation. Also, go with the reviews about the companies available online before making your choices. Still, don’t get your hopes down because below some tips are given for moving plants.
Not every moving company will move your plants or provide insurance for their transportation.
Moving plants by yourself
Before you plan to move plants across the country, make certain that this is possible. Some countries and states have limitations. If you’ll be moving your plants yourself, ready with the boxes which are large enough and strong for your plants. Line them with tape and plastic to make them stronger and durable. Place the pots inside and stuffed the empty spaces with bubble wrap, packing foam, newspapers, and thermocol sheets to keep the pot steady in the box. You can also wrap plants (taller) with plastic. Just remember to make tiny holes inside to let air in for your plants.
If you can’t move with plants
If you’ve some plants outside your house and want to have them in your new place too, you can buy the seeds or take some cuttings. Purchase as many flowery tubes as you need, place them inside, pour some water in & cap them. This way, you’ll preserve your garden as pretty as it is for the new owners and you’ll have the plant which you want at your new house. If you have hire movers and packers for the relocation, they can deliver them with proper packing and care to your new destination.
At new house
After moving with your plants to your new home, take them out of the boxes, remove the plastic as soon as possible, provide some water to them and find a suitable location for them. If you place them outdoors, remember that some climatic changes like humidity and temperature, and also the changes in the contents of the soil can affect your plants. Keep an eye on their growth and if you’ve some problems, find professional help to solve it.
Hopefully, these tips on local or long distance plant relocation will help you. Additionally, if you want more information, you can contact professional plants Relocation company.