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3 Houseplants for Water Conservationists

Water conservation isn’t just a concern for outdoor gardeners. If you want to do your part in conserving water, but don’t have a garden, you can elect to grow houseplants that don’t need as frequen…

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8 Beautiful & Easy-To-Grow Houseplants

At Gardenista, we appreciate  hearing about new plants we should try next. From the members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, here are the experts' favorite, easiest-to-grow houseplants…

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Natural Remedies for Pest-Free Plants

Bringing plants into the home should be about adding a spot of green, filtering the air, and impressing your friends with your green thumb. Not chasing after tiny black fungus gnats.The minuscul…

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Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Houseplant

Struggling to find the perfect houseplant? When it comes to plants you'll share space with, emotions run high. You may want a leafy houseplant, or maybe one that's small and tidy. Perhaps a tropic…

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Home Detox: Greener Cleaners & Houseplants

Had a great time on Ebru Today talking about how to detox our homes as we prepare to seal ourselves in for the colder months. I focused primarily on cleaning products because I think so many folks…

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Can Houseplants Make You Smarter?

By Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green Houseplants clean the air and brighten a room. Occasionally, they drive us mad as we wonder how exactly we managed to kill yet another "unkillable" houseplan…

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24 Common Plants Poisonous to Pets

Pet owners know that dogs and cats often have a penchant for eating strange things. Cats often gravitate toward plastic or wool, and many a dog will chew on whatever it can get its chops around. And…

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Green Your Home with House Plants (video)

You’ll enjoy watching this just for the greenery; the advice is a bonus. Did you know that plants absorb toxins and emit oxygen in return? A NASA study reveals that houseplants can remove up to 87 per…

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8 Hard to Kill Houseplants

By Marissa Ross, Intent Ah, yes, spring. Makes me want to go outside and frolic in some flowers and enjoy some sunshine. You know, all the things our daydreams are made of! But more so than not,…

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Simple Ways to Detox Your Home

A clean home is more than just sparkling countertops and well-vacuumed floors, it's fresh-smelling and chemical-free too. Here are some easy ways to detox your home from Simply Green Parties by Danny …

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