Like other living beings, houseplants need special attention and must be moved with care. They are sensitive to stressors—such as temperature and lack of air—and are prone to breakage and damage. But with some preparation, they can survive the trip to their new home. Here are some tips to keep your plants happy and healthy during a move: HIRE A COMPANY THAT MOVES PLANTSNot every relocation company takes on the responsibility of moving living things. Talk to various professionals to see who moves plants and read reviews of people to see how their botanical buddies fared during the move. PREPARE PLANTSA week of two prior to the move, remove all the dead leaves of your plants. Additionally, give them a good pruning—not only does this strengthen the plants but it also makes them more compact, which means it’s easier for them to be transported.