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It pays to condition your houseplants before bringing them inside


Cooler weather is approaching and it’s time to think about preparing your houseplants for their return to the inside. Tropical plants thrive outdoors during summer. Sometimes they get too accustomed to those conditions. When that happens they struggle when brought … Continue reading

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Winterberry Holly is a striking deciduous shrub


Too often people choose not to include shrubs that lose their leaves when landscaping their homes. They want their grounds to be green all year. I agree that landscaping should enhance property during all seasons, but there are some deciduous … Continue reading

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Now is a good time to clean those pests off your houseplants


Most people don’t like to spray pesticides inside their homes. I don’t blame them. I do like houseplants but so don’t certain insects and other critters. Sometimes we can use soil applied granular chemicals, but some people with pets are … Continue reading

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