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Dec 17

5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low Light

One of the biggest frustrations of living in a space with limited light is the seemingly impossible task of keeping your houseplants happy. While all plants do need light to survive, if you know which plants to buy you can keep them thriving even in low light spaces.

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Nov 17

Why Air Plants Are So Popular, Yet Completely Misunderstood

On paper, air plants sound like a dream for low-maintenance types. No pots or dirt, infrequent watering, and an endless variety of creative ways to display them without taking up a lot of space: all tempting too-good-to-be-true reasons for a little impulse plant purchase. But if you’ve ever owned an air plant, you know they don’t quite live up to the hype of being indestructible. There is a ton of misinformation out there, and, if you don’t know what you’re doing, they are surprisingly easy to send to the plant cemetery.

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Oct 17

10 Tips to Help Your Houseplants Survive Fall & Winter

With end of Daylight Savings near, you’re not the only one anticipating (or rather dreading) the harshest months of the year. Pretty soon, your houseplants will be busy dodging drafts and soaking up every last ray of dwindling sunlight. To give your ferns and fiddle leaf figs a fighting chance at survival, follow these ten tips for winter plant care to get your plants through the worst of it.

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Oct 17

Creative Ways to Add Plants to Even a Tiny Kitchen

Nothing adds life (literally and aesthetically) to a space quite like plants. And in a kitchen, plants can serve a double purpose, because if you choose to grow herbs, you can look at them and eat them, too. You may think that having a teeny-tiny kitchen means no room to grow things, but that’s where you’d be wrong. If you’ve got the light, we’ve got nine ideas for ways you can find the space.

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06
Oct 17

Turn Your Black Thumb Green With the World's First Smart Planter

Get growing, even if you have a completely black thumb, thanks to these new smart planters that connect your container gardens to an app that tells you when to water, prune, and harvest food plants and constantly monitors the weather, soil conditions, and your plants’ every need for you.

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10
Sep 17

Get On the Plant Trend With These 10 Easy DIY Hanging Planters

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The plant parents of the world are all about taking good care of their green children, from “Watering Wednesdays” to giving each houseplant their own unique name. But why stop there? Why not give them some extra love by hand-making their home and giving them even more reason to thrive. Plus, who actually has an overflow of floor and shelf space to spare for your ever-growing collection?

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27
Aug 17

Keep Your Garden Alive: Edyn is the Future of Gardening — Maxwell's Fantastic Find

The Edyn garden sensor launched as a Kickstarter project, was designed by Yves Behar and his FuseProject and is recently exclusive to Home Depot though some are still available elsewhere.

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Consider this a wifi thermostat for your garden. I love having greenery in and around my home but it’s sometimes (read: often) difficult to know just how to keep plants and vegetables healthy and strong — or to know exactly what they need. Water is the one I mess up when it gets really hot and dry, winter or summer. Introducing Edyn, the sleek smart sensor that gives you advice (in real time) on how to take care of your garden.

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