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Planting it Better

Planting it Better

I was going to call this post, “Planting it Right”, but I try not to think my way is always the only way, as it isn’t. So, I will say, let’s “Plant it Better”. I went to Ikea the other day and I have to say I was extremely disappointed.

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Re-Potting A New Plant

Re-Potting A New Plant

I recently bought some new houseplants (big surprise) and they needed to be put in new pots. When changing pots it is important to decide whether your plant only needs re-potted or moved to the same size pot, or if it needs to be up-potted into a larger container. A

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Choosing an Office Plant

Choosing an Office Plant

A few things happened that inspired me to write this post. The first occurred when I shared a post on my Facebook page and someone commented about the fact that most of the pictures of plants in interiors today are staged. They also pointed out that most of the plants

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In The Beginning

In The Beginning

Have you ever wondered where your houseplants come from? Are they grown from seed? Are they grown from tissue culture?  Are they grown from cuttings? Yes, yes, and yes. They are from all those things. As I was walking through Cultivate ’16 (a trade show in Columbus, OH) last week, I

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Houseplant Appreciation Day Kick-Off

Houseplant Appreciation Day Kick-Off

As Houseplant Appreciation Day (January 10) approaches I’ve been noticing different ways people are celebrating this day on social media. I absolutely love connecting on social media with other plant lovers! They tweet pictures and show off their prized plants on Facebook like they are their babies–nothing wrong with that.

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Not Boring or Ugly

Not Boring or Ugly

It has been said by some that “Sansevierias are the ugliest plants known to man.” You know who you are. But hopefully, I’ve changed your mind. I love Sansevierias! There are so many different species and cultivars. There are some new cultivars that have come out in the last couple

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Bring It In?

Bring It In?

My friends and I took a day off and had lunch and window shopped in a small town near us. I hadn’t walked too far when I saw these tropical/house plants used in a planter on the street corner. I love it! It seems this concept of using tropical plants

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