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7 Houseplants with Colorful Patterned Foliage

7 Houseplants with Colorful Patterned Foliage - it's not always the flowers that steal the show -

Houseplants can add so much to the feel and freshness of a room, especially when they have interesting foliage. Here are seven of our favorite houseplants with beautifully patterned leaves sure to dress up your next interior design project.

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5 Tips for Growing Palms Indoors

5 Tips for Growing Palms Indoors - learn how to grow palms as houseplants -

Palms make beautiful houseplants and coordinate well with just about any interior design schemes. Read on to discover tips for caring for your indoor palm.

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Plants as Art

Plants as Art - ten great plants to incorporate into your interior design -

Looking for that perfect piece of art to tie together your latest home design project? This article describes ten houseplants, with structural characteristics, that can serve the same purpose as a grand painting or an expensive sculpture.

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Fabulous Ficus

Fabulous Ficus - learn all about this favorite houseplant -

A rubber plant livening up a corner near the family room couch, a Ficus tree forest in the middle of a mall, or a creeping fig dangling from a home shelf…they’re all Ficus plants. Get the facts on Ficus and fit one into your life soon!

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5 Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn

5 Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn - never mow again -

For reasons of aesthetics, expense, or the desire to live in a more eco-friendly way, homeowners are ditching their traditional turf lawns and turning to alternatives. This article lays out five of the most popular.

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A Guide to Garden Hoses

A Guide to Garden Hoses - possibly the most important tool you’ll own -

Every gardener needs at least one reliable hose. This guide will get you started on picking the best one along with its essential accessories.

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A Guide to Organic Fertilizers

A Guide to Organic Fertilizers - feed your garden, the natural way -

Organic fertilizers are all plant foods derived from natural sources, like manure, fishing byproducts and blood meal. Learn more about the different types of organic fertilizers, and what they can do for your garden.

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Get to Know Basil

Get to Know Basil - explore the many forms of this versatile herb -

Basil is available in more sizes and colors than ever before. But one thing all the varieties will always have in common - excellent flavor and an endless variety of uses.

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All About Growing Tomatoes

All About Growing Tomatoes - tips, inspiration & popular varieties -

A one-stop collection of our most popular tomato tips, including how to grow and preserve tomatoes. Plus, a list of our best tomato recipes.

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8 Beneficial Bugs for the Garden

8 Beneficial Bugs for the Garden - get to know a few of the good guys -

So many insects cause damage or create a nuisance that it’s easy to start thinking that nearly all bugs are pests. Here’s a few that will change your mind when you learn how they help defend your garden from the bad guys of the insect world.

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