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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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How to Make Dried Hydrangea Garlands

Hydrangeas are flowers that keep on giving; first as bold pom poms which bloom throughout the summer, then as dried, papery clusters that last into the fall. Recently Gardenista contributor Justine …

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Grand Plants for the Indoors

The design conundrum of "how to make the most of a small space" gets a lot of attention these days. But sometimes creating a cozy environment in a lofty room can be equally challenging. One easy fix…

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Vines: The Perfect Plant for the Indoors

With winter around the corner, we'll be bringing the outdoors in, recreating the garden with vines that are happy to overtake the living room. And the kitchen. And the bath. Here are a few potted…

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Is Your Office This Green? (cute video)

Let’s clear the air. We’ve been advocating putting plants in your home or office to improve air quality—to clear the air. Some of you just watch the videos and don’t get properly energized. We’re h…

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Vertical Wall Planters from Woolly Pockets

We've recently admired these verdant vertical gardens that seem to be everywhere—adorning storefronts, interior spaces, and restaurant patios. A little sleuthing turned up a popular source used by des…

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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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