How to Revive Wilted Potted Plants

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To revive a wilted potted plant, loosen the soil enough to allow water to drain around through it and out of the plug in the bottom of the pot. Find out how to improve the flow of water in a potted plant with the drainage techniques discussed in this... View Video Transcript

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Bill Elzey

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I'm Bill Elzey, with Showplace Lawns. How to revive a wilted pot plant. Well, the first thing you must do is to loosen the soil that's in the container. Dig it up, get it loose so that the water will drain through it, and then, pour some water to it. Hoping that it will drain like it should; check the plug for the bottom to make sure that it does drain. Water it again. Now you've got a good flow going. And that's all you need to do to revive a wilted pot plant.