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How to Help Your Houseplants Survive the Winter
Even though your plant resides in a pot indoors, it’s still keenly aware of the seasons. With shorter days, drier air, and cooler temperatures, winter is perhaps ...
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10 Forgiving Houseplants You Can Grow Anywhere
Even if you don’t have big windows with southern exposures, you can successfully keep greenery (and keep it alive) indoors. A wide variety of plants can grow and ...
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6 Secrets to a Successful Container Garden
When she’s not imparting advice in her role as an About.com guide, and on the days she takes off from photographing New England gardens (for a forthcoming book fr...
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How To: Repot a Plant
Even if you've never before tried to repot a plant, you can do it today without much trouble, probably in under 15 mi...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Best Houseplants for Indoor Air Quality
Leave it to the good folks at NASA. In 1989, as part of the agency's landmark Clean Air Study, researchers discovered...
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Bob Vila Radio: Ferns
Leafy, green, and graceful, ferns bring drama and texture to the garden. They are attractive in rock gardens and make...
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Bob Vila Radio: Indoor Herb Gardens
Fresh herbs add flavor, fragrance, and sophistication to your cooking—and they can’t get much fresher than those you ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Starting Vegetables from Seeds Indoors
Now that spring is here, many people’s thoughts turn to gardening, and to the joys of leafy salads and delicate sprin...
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Vegetables On Demand: How to Grow Edible Plants Indoors—Starting from Seeds!
Don't let a lack of fertile land prevent you from getting the fresh vegetables your body needs and deserves. By following a couple of vital guidelines, you can gr...
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15 Plants Perfect for Hanging Baskets
No matter how small your garden, there's always room for a hanging basket. Here are 10 plants that add color and interest to any porch, deck, balcony, or sunroom.
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11 Signs of an Unhappy Houseplant (and How You Can Help)
Who knew so much could go wrong with a houseplant? Here are 11 of the most common afflictions and their treatments so you can revive your friendly foliage in no t...
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Bob Vila Radio: Cleaning Plant Containers
If you’re like a lot of people, you have a stack of old pots in your garage or shed just waiting for the next time yo...
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10 Houseplants to Improve Indoor Air Quality
Improve your home’s indoor air quality—and your overall mood—with an easy-to-grow houseplant.
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Breathe Easier at Home with Indoor Plants
As winter draws to a close, things are getting a bit stuffy in our house. Like many energy-conscious consumers, we’ve...
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Add Flavor to Your Kitchen with a Winter Herb Garden
During the dull days of winter, I long to get out into the garden to harvest something for my dinner table. Having ha...
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Winter Care for Houseplants
Over the winter, when your outdoor garden has little to boast about, the greenery inside your home lifts spirits and ...
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How To: Make a Terrarium
Terrariums can be as basic or elaborate as you want. While those featuring sand and air plants (tillandsia) are popul...
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Air Plants: Growing Tillandsia
Air plants—or tillandsias—are one of my favorite indoor plants. I bought my first little pup about a year ago and sin...
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5 (Nearly) Kill-Proof Houseplants
These easy houseplants will enhance your decor and purify the air in your dwelling.
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5 (Nearly) Kill-Proof Houseplants
Bringing a plant into your home doesn’t just enhance your décor but it will actually help purify the air in your dwel...
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