How to Make Indoor Plant Leaves Shiny

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  1. Intro
  2. How to Make Indoor Plant Leaves Shiny
  3. Conclusion

Intro

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How to Make Indoor Plant Leaves Shiny

{"blocks":[{"key":"9131e","text":"There are a number of ways to make your indoor plant leaves shiny without using over-the-counter shine products. Try any of the solutions below and let us know your favorite way to make your indoor plants shine!","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":211,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":211,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":211,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":211,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"358em","text":"Milk Mixture for Increased Shine","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":32,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":32,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":32,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":32,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"22jkv","text":"One of the first ways that you can make your plant leaves shine is to combine equal parts of milk and water. Once you have mixed those two liquids in a bowl, use the mixture to wipe the plant leaves. This will enhance the natural shine on plant leaves.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":252,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":252,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":252,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":252,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"dfoud","text":"Banana Peels to Make Leaves Shiny","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":33,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":33,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":33,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":33,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"2u0nf","text":"One of the stranger ways to get a more natural-looking shine is to use banana peels to shine houseplant leaves. All you need to do is take a banana peel and use the soft inner part to rub the surface of leaves. By doing this, you will use natural oils from the peel to leave a shine and fragrance in the house. We recommend using banana peels on your leaves at least once a week or whenever the plants need a tune-up.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":417,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":417,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":417,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":417,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"8lhoo","text":"Use Mayonnaise on Indoor Plants","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":31,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":31,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":31,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":31,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"51lp3","text":"Who said you need some expensive store-bought product? Another way to make your plant leaves shiny is to put some mayonnaise on a paper towel and gently rub the mayonnaise onto the houseplant leaves to give it a glossy shine.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":225,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":225,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":225,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":225,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"cvufm","text":"Mix Soap and Water","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":18,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":18,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":18,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":18,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"4bqer","text":"By mixing soap and water in a bowl, you can shine drab houseplant leaves. Just make sure to dampen the paper towel in the soap and water and gently clean the plants.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":165,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":165,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":165,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":165,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"6822j","text":"Use a Dusting Feather","type":"header-three","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"color-rgb(67,67,67)"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontsize-14pt"},{"offset":0,"length":21,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"1fum8","text":"Use a dusting feather to sweep your plants’ leaves. While this may work best on thicker and more leafy plants, this is a great way to quickly make your plant leaves shine.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":171,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":171,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":171,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":171,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

Conclusion

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