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3 Houseplants for Water Conservationists

Water conservation isnít just a concern for outdoor gardeners. If you want to do your part in conserving water, but donít have a garden, you can elect to grow houseplants that donít need as frequen…

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Make This Lasting Bouquet That Needs No Water

Did you know that you can transform awkward, leggy, overgrown succulents into a bouquet that requires no watering? Gardenista editor Michelle recently learned this. Here's what she writes: "I disco…

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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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A DIY Mini Planter for Succulents

After Michelle, editor of Gardenista, spent an entire day making a padded Silverware Drawer Insert, she vowed less than a week ago never to do another DIY project. But she couldn't resist these tiny …

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Living Holiday Ornments

Living ornaments add a touch of the unexpected to your holiday decor. And they will live on after the festivities end. Here are a few favorites: Above: The Gold Leaf Cup Ornament measures approxi…

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4 Easy & Instant Holiday Decorations

Push the poinsettias aside; these four holiday decor ideas add unexpected charm and take minimal time and resources to create. Above: This simple pine bough can be made by weaving together a few fr…

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Creating Spontaneous Flower Arrangements in Your Backyard

Not long after florist Gayle Nicoletti designed the wedding flowers for Cupcakes and Cashmere's Emily Schuman last spring, she held a workshop that focused on a more informal theme: how to make bouqu…

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8 Funny & Strange Plant Names (Slideshow)

"What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" - Romeo and Juliet Mother-in-Law's Cushion or Hens and Chicks certainly don't sound like plants that are easy …

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6 Wonderfully Weird Succulents (Slideshow)

  Sure, you're familiar with prickly pears and aloe vera. But there are tons of other fascinating succulent plants around the world! Click through for some wonderfully weird examples of these …

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DIY: Concrete Block Planters

On a recent trip to the hardware store, Remodelista editor, Allison, spotted a wall of basalite concrete blocks, which got her thinking about all sorts of possible uses: coffee table base, bookshelf s…

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