Caring for Your Indoor Cactus

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By Sandra Nelson   Nurseries, garden centers, big box stores, grocery stores, discount centers, florists, online retailers  — they’re all offering vast displays of cacti to tempt their customers into impulsively picking up one or two to take home. Before giving in to temptation however, it’s wise to take a few minutes to do some …

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Succulents — The Almost Perfect Plant

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By Sandra Nelson Our weekends almost always include a trip to one of the local big box stores. For some reason, no matter what task he is completing, my husband never seems to have “the right tool.” (After 45 years, I would think we would already have every tool known to man …but evidently not. …

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Feel the Need for Green? Plant Suggestions from Embassy

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With so many different varieties of houseplants available today, a little guidance can sometimes help consumers select the best plant for their conditions. The staff at Embassy has shared a list of some of their favorite houseplants– both familiar and unfamiliar–  along with a few notes on care. We hope this list inspires you to …

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Feel the Need for Green: Caring for Your Houseplants

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  Writing about houseplants the last few weeks has made me want to spruce up my office with some new plants. The ones I have are solid, dependable varieties that do well in low light conditions and benign neglect, but they don’t particularly inspire me anymore. It’s time to try something new.     Saturday, …

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