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Posted 3M ago by @greenlikethumb

Hey πŸ‘‹πŸΎ Bella is in this pot with attached saucer. It does have a drain hole. Can she be bottom watered from the tray? Or should I water from the top?
#buttchug @Sassylimey @RJG
1ft to light, indirect
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 2 days ago
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@lazyplantparent all my plants are ceramic πŸ™ƒπŸ™ƒ

my plants indoors are mostly in ceramic pots and bottom water just fine.

There we go Drew. Use your words.
All the ones I have with attached trays i top water, but if you had a vessel big enough to hold the whole think bottom watering would work the same
Hi there! In general, bottom watering works best for plants in terracotta/plastic containers that have drainage. I’ve heard that it is not as effective to use bottom watering for plants in ceramic pots.
@lazyplantparent all my plants are ceramic and they bottom water just fine!! πŸ™‚
@lazyplantparent oh wow, I've not heard that. I haven't had any issue with the other plants in ceramic pots when bottom watering even though I just started doing it a couple weeks ago. All is well so far.
Omg @TJphilobsessed I almost didn't notice another #NorthTexasGregGang!!
@greenlikethumb @RJG adding this to my growing pile of evidence that internet plant articles are πŸ’©πŸ˜‚ thanks for letting me know! Victoria, carry on β€” I think your spider plant baby and bougie house will do just fine butt chugging water 😜
Give it a try. πŸ‘
@RJG we initiated @greenlikethumb just today in our #NorthTexasGregGang texting group! She’s one of us now!! πŸ˜‚
@lazyplantparent πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ bougie house
@TJphilobsessed absofreakinlutely πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Heck yes got another one
My spider plants don’t care. They are very hardy. When I have them outside for the summer I hang most of them up and they are watered by garden hose on their soil and they have no bottom dish, the extra water goes out the holes in the bottom of the pot. Most are in plastic pots. One I have at work is in ceramic with a bottom saucer attached and it is like, β€œyeah man, i don’t care how you water me, just so I get some” (in George Carlin hippy-dippy weatherman voice).

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