How To Tell If Houseplants Are Getting Enough Light

Besides deciding when to water, deciding how much light to give a houseplant is the next biggest challenge. Sometimes we don’t have much choice. Maybe we have limited window space or our windows face a certain direction or we’d like a plant on a coffee table instead of in front of the window. How can we tell if…
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Keep Plants Safe During Winter Transport

On a thirty-below-zero day last winter I recall buying a plant at a local home improvement store. After I paid for my purchase, the nice checkout person asked me “Would you like me to put that in a bag or something?” “Yes,” I replied, “That would be nice.” Especially since the plant would probably die…
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