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Low-Maintenance Plants for a Small Apartment

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Want to add a hassle-free gardener’s touch to your small apartment? House plants lend an ornamental flare, improve air quality and bring an overall sense of well-being to your living space. Here are 4 varieties that are easy to grow and even easier to enjoy. Philodenrons for a Small Apartment The tried and true philodendron […] read more

Plant Yourself Some Luck

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If you want to add a little to your St. Patty’s Day luck, a pot of clovers can be just the ticket. Clovers can be grown in your apartment — on the balcony in the summer and on a window ledge during colder months — bringing a little of the luck of the Irish right […] read more

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Packing up the Garden

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Everyone knows that there are some things you have to leave behind when you move out of an apartment, like the toilet, refrigerator and kitchen sink. But it's hard to get attached to any of those things, especially in a rental unit. Your garden is another matter. The product of love, attention and countless hours of work, your garden is something that is hard to leave behind. So hard, in fact, that some people choose to take their gardens with them to their new homes. If the thought of parting with your garden is too difficult to bear, read on for some tips on how to take your garden with you on your next move. read more

Unique Plants for Your Apartment

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A houseplant can brighten up an otherwise dull apartment and introduce a vibrant bit of life in the cold winter months. Unique plants can act as living signature pieces, conversation starters and change the entire feel of a room. However, not every houseplant is cut out for apartment living. Many apartments suffer from lack of space, lack of light and thermostats controlled by unpredictable landlords. If your houseplants have a tendency to die on you, your apartment may be the problem. The solution is selecting low-maintenance plants that are compatible with the humidity, temperature and light conditions in your apartment. Read on for some potential apartment-friendly additions to your home.   read more

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Must Have Garden Accessories

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Gardening is a great hobby for anyone, and living in an apartment doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying the pleasure of plants. Check out these fun and functional tools and accessories for apartment gardening, and brighten up your place inside and out with the help of these items. read more

Perfect Plants for Indoor Gardening

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So you don’t have a green thumb or a spacious, well-lit outdoor garden? Never fear, hardy and shade-loving plants will do well even in most conditions involving a minimal amount of sunlight and water. Check out this handy list of cute, easy-to-care-for plants to brighten up your apartment space. read more

Top 5 Apartment Hunting Tips for Apartment Gardeners

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Love plants? Like plants? Feel indifferent? Whether you’re a true green thumb or someone who could kill a cactus, plants can bring you and your living space some much-needed life, color, and oxygen. The experienced gardener and the novice plant owner can both benefit from the following list of features to look for in a plant-friendly dwelling. read more

Tips for Starting an Apartment Garden

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Whether you’ve got a certified green thumb and are lamenting your move to a yard-less apartment or you’re a longtime apartment dweller looking for a nature-friendly hobby, apartment gardening can be a rewarding way to spend some time, decorate your home, and maybe even grow something edible. This article shares a few tips for getting an apartment garden started. read more

Gift Ideas for Apartment Gardening

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Gardening paraphernalia can be a great gift idea. It’s usually relatively inexpensive, and can really brighten up the cold, cloudy winter season. There’s something refreshing about waking up, sliding into a warm fuzzy robe, and gazing out over your backyard covered in a myriad of bright colorful flowers. Oh wait… backyards are for people with houses, and your friend lives in a teeny tiny apartment. But, fear not, for there are many gardening gift ideas out there that will suit a quaint little apartment perfectly. Bigger doesn’t always mean better; at least not in the world of gardening. read more