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Tales from a Plant Addict

Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies Looks can be deceiving. You might think that the Easter Lily you have in your home this holiday is a delicate exotic tropical plant, destined to survive only for a brief show of flowering beauty before withering away. Surprisingly, the Easter Lily is quite durable and is a great addition...

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Oxalis In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, perhaps you bought an "Irish Shamrock" at your local garden center or maybe even the grocery store. These plants are actually part of the Oxalis genus, and are a very unique houseplant to have in your home. I have seen Oxalis in the store many times, and purchased one for the first time this year. The first night, I...

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Kalanchoe I'll be brutally honest. This is my least favorite time of year. Spring teases us with a bright, sunny, mild day, then it all comes crashing down when the cold winds roar the next day, usually bringing with it cold rain that chills you to the bone. I crave color this time of year, tired of the brown landscape staring back at me as I drive to work each day. I...

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