Make sure the garden & the potted plants are thriving when you return home. A house sitter will do this for you.
Patricia and Dave
Both retired. I am from UK and Pat is American. I have experience house sitting from my time in Australia where I spent over 12 months continuously looking after properties ranging from farms to smallholdings, and residential properties. .
Have looked after just about everything from dogs, cats, horses chickens and even goldfish.
I can provide copies of Police Clearance Certificates issued in UK and Australia.