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Posts tagged indoor gardening

December 15, 2011

 

indoor orchids

Plant Sitting: Cacti, Orchids, And Worms?

I often plant sit for friends who spend the cold months in warmer climes, or who escape the humidity of the Midwest summers for cooler destinations.

March 4, 2010

 

african violet

Growing And Caring For African Violets

The houseplant that we know as African violet is not a true violet at all. It is, botanically speaking, Saintpaulia ionantha.

February 25, 2010

 

A single, orange flower in a red vase.

Prolonging Life for Cut Flowers

Our winter homes are not ideal environments for cut flowers to flourish in. Fortunately, there are still ways to make sure they have a long life

January 14, 2010

 

a potted plant surrounded by white and pink jasmine vines.

The Varieties of Jasmine

Jasmine's latin name, "jasmine polyanthum", meaning "many flowers", is telling of this plant's variety. This vine is known for its fragrance and its history.

January 7, 2010

 

a pink and white cyclamen flower bud in the fore of a snowy background.

Cyclamen: Caring For Cold Weather Houseplants

Those of us who live in cold climates love houseplants that will flower indoors in winter, and one with great appeal is the cyclamen.

December 31, 2009

 

a small bouquet of purple hyacinth in a glass jar filled with water.

Growing Flowers Indoors: Hyacinth Glass

If we grow a hyacinth indoors in winter, the perfume will fill the house. Try finding a hyacinth glass for this purpose in an antique store or garden center.

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