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The One Mistake Many Make Before Potting A Plant

There has been several reports that houseplants are good for the quality of the air inside your home and although you may have a green thumb or are trying to get your thumb green, there is one critical step you may be missing when bringing home a new houseplant. Most plants will thrive inside a...
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Low Maintenance Plants Are The Worst For Beginners

As odd as it sounds, it is highly likely you will kill low maintenance plants if you are new to gardening. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs. The best beginner plants are...
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Reviving A Dying Houseplant

Not everyone is born with a green thumb, but before you toss out that sad-looking houseplant you may want to try and revive with these tips. Most houseplants die from over-watering rather than not watering enough. The soil should be damp to the touch. Plants need sunlight however many can survive...
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Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap

Having bad luck with houseplants isn't all your fault. While you may think it's because you lack a "green thumb" in keeping them healthy, many instances it has nothing to do with you and everything to do with aphids, spider mites and other insects that eventually kill your plant. Worse is those...
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App Reminds You When To Water Plants

To those with a green thumb may not need this help but for the rest of us who a serial plant killers, either by forgetting to water them or over-watering plants, the Waterbug app is a game-changer. With the app, simply snap a picture of your houseplants and then set a watering schedule for them. To...
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Line Your Plant's Pot With A Coffee Filter

You may have known that sprinkling used coffee around your rose bushes boost their blooms but that's not all that our morning ritual with coffee can do to benefit plants. If you are not confident in your green thumb than perhaps you should look towards your coffee pot for help. When you've returned...
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