What do you do about your house plants if both you and your SO are out of the house for an extended period? I could move some of the smaller ones to friends, but there are planters that are attached to balcony and patio. Any ideas 🐠?

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You can pay someone to come and check in and water them once a week.

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How long? Like 2-3 weeks: get a friend/neighbor to come by. A month+: either pay someone to come by and water them or move the small ones to a friends home and put some watering globes and a prayer that it rains for your outdoor ones (just be ready to come back to one or all of them being dead)

Yeah, after your post I did a bit of reading up on globes and they said exactly that. Just ordered some on Amazon, and will trial it for a couple of weeks before I leave.

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