When you are first getting into houseplants it can be a little confusing when watering time comes. Here are a few basic tips on watering your indoor plants. Every indoor environment is different so its understanding how your plant absorbs water is the fundamental key to delivering the proper amount of water for your houseplants. Read the labels of your new plants, and take a little time to research each plants individual care requirements. Indoor plants can be easy, and low maintenance, but they still need the proper amount of water to thrive.