House Plants

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    Episode 57: Visit to Logee’s Greenhouses

    We’re taking the podcast on the road again and this time we traveled to Logee’s Greenhouses in Danielson, Connecticut. Known countrywide as a mecca for houseplant and tropical plant lovers,…

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    Repotting Houseplants

    July weather is hot and dry, so why not stay inside with the air-conditioning or a fan and catch up on your indoor gardening? Indoor plants need love too, so…

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    Houseplant Myths

    Admit it: you are dying to adopt something green and growing into your home. But you hesitate. Although you might be a whiz in the garden, somehow translating those skills…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Northwest

    1. Tracy’s Maidenhair Fern Name: Adiantum × tracyi Usda Hardiness Zones:7 to 9 Size:12 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide Conditions:Partial shade; rich, well-drained soil with occasional watering…

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    Regional Picks: Fast-Filling Plants – Northwest

    1. ‘Cosmopolitan’ Miscanthus Name: Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 4 feet wide and 7 feet tall Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; rich, moist…

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    Designing Containers for Shade

    Designing a container for shade can be a challenge because you are no longer choosing your favorite color of the all-too-familiar geranium or petunia. Choosing plants for a shady container…

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    Pot Up Some Privacy

    Sometimes we just need a little privacy to shield us from the realities of our neighbors’ lives, regardless of how much we like them. Building a fence or planting a…

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    Regional Picks: Plant This With That—Southern Plains

    Plant this . . .   White Out™ rose Name: Rosa ‘Radwhite’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5–9 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…

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    Take Your Houseplants Outside

    We all enjoy a vacation, right? Well, houseplants can benefit from a change of venue, too, but their vacation destination doesn’t need to be limited to an out-of-the-way, sometimes forgotten…

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    Containers for Entryways

    Narrow, upright plants act as columns. Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata cvs., USDA Hardiness Zone 11), which mimic the look and feel of columns on the house of a grand estate,…