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DIY swiss cheese vine

September 11, 2018

The “Swiss cheese” holes always vary in size and location on the leaves, giving each leaf its own personality, and making this plant one of the hottest houseplants on the market. This DIY paper version gives you all the personality with none of the watering!

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Handmade paper pilea peperomioides

September 11, 2018

Pilea peperomioides is a well-loved and admired plant, but if you’ve ever tried to acquire one, you’ve probably noticed that it’s quite hard to come by… which is one reason why a paper version is terrific!

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The urban jungle without the maintenance

September 11, 2018

  Expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water option for your urban jungle: plants made from paper!

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Tips and Tricks for Gardening Indoors

June 25, 2018

It doesn’t take much to go from a casual home hobbyist to an indoor gardener. Here are some principles from horticulture expert Leslie F. Halleck to get you started:

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Is my window bright enough?

June 25, 2018

My window is bright enough, right? New indoor growers ask this hopeful question all too frequently, and it often leads to disappointment.

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An interview with Leslie F. Halleck of Gardening Under Lights

June 25, 2018

“Once you begin acquiring houseplants, it’s easy to catch the plant-keeping bug. For many, keeping plants offers up an opportunity for caretaking—especially if you can’t own pets—and it’s very gratifying.” —Leslie F. Halleck

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How and when to water air plants

October 13, 2014

There are so many different ways to water a tillandsia that it’s easy to get confused. In addition, it’s widely believed that tillandsias don’t need any water at all. But all plants need water and light to photosynthesize, and tillandsias are no exception. There are essentially three methods for watering tillandsias: misting, dunking, and soaking. […]

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