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Good Plants for Self-Watering Planters | Home Guides | SF Gate

Self-watering planters contain water reservoirs. The containers have wicks that draw water up to the soil, which keeps the soil continuously moist. For that reason, the best plants for self-watering containers are those that thrive in moist soil, such as tropical plants and certain vegetables. …

Gardening

Top tips for holiday-proofing houseplants

How to help your beloved, fragile plants face up to two untended weeks while you swan off to the Med<p>I’m off on holiday in a couple of weeks. Believe me, I really can’t wait for the escape. But for obsessive houseplant collectors like me, going away at the height of the growing season can be tinged …

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How To Grow Thriving Houseplants In Water

You don't need fancy containers—or soil—to enjoy beautiful houseplants or even an indoor herb garden all year long.<p>Houseplants <b>make you happy</b>, and …

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Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden lights up the indoor garden

The Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden uses plant cartridges to grow fresh herbs. The addition of an LED makes the gadget suitable for use regardless of available light.<p>There is no denying that fresh herbs and spices make a difference while cooking. There is, however, always the lingering possibility …

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See a 55-foot ficus get lowered into the Amazon biospheres

The tree’s name is Rubi<p>On Tuesday, the Amazon biospheres gained their largest inhabitant, a 55-foot <i>Ficus rubiginosa</i> nicknamed Rubi. But because of its size, getting the tree into the facility was quite a production: Crews lowered it through the top of the sphere with a crane.<p>It took a long time for …

Botanical Illustrations Capture the Colorful Charm of Houseplants

In her collection of botanical illustrations, Brooklyn-based artist Laura Garcia Serventi beautifully showcases the charm of the humble houseplant. Rendered in the artist's characteristically colorful style, each painting captures potted plants' unexpected diversity.<p>In her <i>Gardens</i> series, Serventi …

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How to Make a Succulent Terrarium

See how to make your own succulent terrarium, as demonstrated by The Sill.<p>Plants are having a huge moment right now. From Instagrams dedicated to chic ways to style your space with greenery to those super-Pinnable bathrooms overflowing with rainforest vibes, it seems like everyone is showing off …

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How to Keep Your Succulents Alive

Buy a succulent, they said. They're impossible to kill, they said. If you're having trouble keeping this popular living décor item alive in your …

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On Gardening: Pineapple lily easy to grow, exotically beautiful

Once you start growing the pineapple lily, you'll wonder why you haven't been growing it for years. Sparkling Burgundy was the first one to intrigue …

Gardening

Charming, Minimalist Lamps Shine Plants And Animals Onto Your Walls

These minimalistic lamps by Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski cast instant art onto your walls when turned on.<br>Currently, there are three …

Design

The monstera is the very best houseplant

It can survive your neglect and laziness!<p>Houseplants are hard. A few years ago, I carried a trendy fiddle-leaf fig tree 15 blocks from a nursery to my apartment. It was dead within three weeks.<p>Turns out, the fiddle-leaf fig tree is incredibly finicky, and keeping it alive requires an alchemical …

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These 11 Plants Purify the Air from Cancer- Causing Chemicals AND are Safe for Cats and Dogs

Pin599<p>Share591<p>Email<p>WhatsApp<p>Stumble<p>Tweet<p>Shares 1K<p>Being indoors is not always a choice we have. Many of our jobs require us to do our work from inside …

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7 Lust Worthy Houseplants

<i>Annie is a passionate home gardener and enjoys the world of micro-blogging via her instagram luxe.botanica. Having moved from city living to a sleepy</i> …

20 Ingenious Ways to Decorate With Plants Straight From Joanna Gaines

When Joanna Gaines combines two of her favourite things — plants and interior design — the results are astounding. This HGTV star has a knack for …

Decorations

Featured | Pollinator Week 2017

The importance of pollination<p>The European honey bee, the "ambassador of pollination," is the animal that most immediatley comes to mind when we think …

Bees

10 Tips for Planting Under Trees

01 of 11<p>How to Plant Under a Tree<p>Every yard looks better with a mature shade tree in it. Trees add permanence and weight to the landscape. To make …

Gardening

20 ideas to decorate your home with indoor plants

Bring some greenery indoor and then see how without much effort you can transform the interior of your home into a green and fresh abode. You won’t …

Houseplants

The Total Beginner’s Guide to Successful Indoor Gardening

Maybe you've tried to grow basil in your kitchen before? And maybe you were lucky to get four leaves — two of which you were actually willing to eat? …

Home

Mood-Boosting Houseplants

Sometimes, all you need to lighten your mood is a touch of nature in any space, especially when you call a bustling city home. While Stanford …

Houseplants

10 Hottest products for Millennials – Parrot Pot

Are you deadly to houseplants? If so, technology is coming to your rescue<p>What is it?<p>In the era of smart-everything, of course there has to be a smart …

How To Diagnose & Save Your Sick Houseplant, Stat

Yellow leaves? Wilting edges? Here's exactly what to do....

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National Splurge Day

<b>Content Channels:</b><p>Major Holidays <br>Bizarre and Unique Days <br>Food Holidays <br>Birthdays <br>Anniversaries <br>Just 4 Fun <br>This Day in History<p>Christmas <br>Halloween …

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A Minimal, Handmade Melbourne Rental House

<b>Name:</b> Aliça and Antony + Teti (dog) + Claudia and Sybil (cats) <b><br>Location:</b> Thornbury — Melbourne, Australia <b><br>Size:</b> 2800 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 3 …

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Artificial Dracaena Plants 80cm

$99.00<p>or 4 payments of $24.75 with Afterpay<p>( GST inclusive )<p><b>Details</b><p>A lovely compact artificial Dracaena plan with long sweeping green leaves. Made of …

Trees | Flowers Plastic Hedges

Rubber Plant Combo<p>Item Code<p>RCI60<p>Retail Price<p>$99.00 inc GST<p>Regular Price<p>$75.00 inc GST<p>Special Price<p>$48.00 inc GST<p>Pot Colour<p>Quantity<p>Description<p><b>A MODERN</b> …

UV Resistant Agave Plant 60cm

What you need to know<p>UV Resistant Agave Plant 60cm – Stem and Plant Only.<p>The artificial agave plant is a two tone green with red edges. There are a …

The 1 Thing You Should Always Buy at The Home Depot

More than ever, greenery is becoming an essential design feature. Whether brightening up your living room with a trendy split leaf philodendron, experimenting with Joanna Gaines's beloved potted olive trees, or endowing your yard with curb appeal in the form of a rose bush, a plant can be that …

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Feisty not Thirsty: The 7 Best Drought-Tolerant Flowers

Eager for color in your garden but loath to commit to regular watering? Try these drought-resistant beauties<p>WHETHER from neglect, lack of rain or water-use restrictions, many plants end their days a sorry mess: brown and brittle in parched patio containers or desiccated in balcony planters.<p>You …

Flowers

The New Canadian Garden: Tropical Plants in British Columbia

The garden of Graham Smyth in Victoria, British Columbia faces southwest and drains fast, sloping at 20 degrees over half an acre. Tangled in …

British Columbia

Inside The "House Of Collection," A Brooklyn Loft Filled With Vintage Oddities

When you first walk into Paige Stevenson’s Brooklyn loft, appropriately dubbed the “House of Collection,” you are greeted by a wall of vintage toys. …

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