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Keeping Your Indoor Plants Alive: Tips From a Green Thumb

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, indoor plants, home )

- 1792 days ago -
Growing indoor plants and flowers comes with its own sets of pros and cons. While the indoors offer added protection and easy watering, pruning, and other maintenance, there are also plenty of maladies and tricks to keeping indoor plants thriving

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Ben O (171)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:50 am
-Believe it or not...I have green thumbs...It's a jungle in here!!!

Kit B (276)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 9:31 am

To compensate for Ben's green thumbs, I offer my brown ones. I can kill any house plant. Outside they grow, inside they die. *sigh*

Carol H (229)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:32 am
noted, thank you Cher

. (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:43 am
I don't know if people know to put rocks on the bottom of their planeters before they add the soil. This goes for outdoor potted plants as well.
As a side tip, speaking of rocks, if your cat has a habit of digging in your plants, cover the dirt with rocks. Your watering will seep through the rocks.

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:53 am
Good tips for beginners,Thanks for sharing

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 12:29 pm
I must have green thumbs. I have a gazillion house plants from good ole pothos to exotic orchids and bromeliads. I've learned lot about them and I'm careful to provide the best environment, but I'll be the first one to admit that they get neglected an awful lot. I guess they've learned to deal with it!

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thanks for the info

Vita P (40)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 2:49 pm
Cactus are my favorites.....
Thank you for good tips.

Sharon W. (4)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 3:35 pm
My plants just kinda survive. I have plenty of them, ranging from cacti to subtropic plants.

Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:51 pm
Noted Thanks Cher

Despina Vekris (9)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:56 pm

John De Avalon (36)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:05 am
Interesting article. Thank you.

John De Avalon (36)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:06 am
Plants and flowers make such a difference to a room and to how we feel...


Shawna S (45)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 6:48 am
Green thumbs and other phalangees too, lol. I just spotted a new bud growth on a dracena plant I've had for 10 years...this is the 3rd. The plant is almost 8 feet tall :)

Anna U (256)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:55 am
Noted,thank you!

S S (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:25 am
Thank you.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:43 am
Thanks , trying hard to keep the plants alive!!

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 9:10 pm
Thanks 4 the tips!
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