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Four Common Poisonous House Plants

For those of us who own small, curious pets, or who have equally small and curious children, the conditioning to keep poisonous substances out of the reach of the small and curious is well known. Locks are put upon cabinet doors and chemicals, medicines, detergents and soaps are kept far out of reach on shelves ...

Birth Flowers – a Fun Gift Idea

Were you familiar that there were birth flowers? Birth flowers are much like birthstones that many people are familiar with today. Birth flowers are respectively connected to your classic zodiac sign or your birth month. Your classic zodiac sign is distinguished by the birth month – therefore someone that is born in December will be ...

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Plants Poisonous to Cats and Dogs

Dogs and cats are two of the most popular domesticated pets, and yet many pet owners are unaware of a dangerous substance in their house that could potentially harm and kill your beloved friend. A common houseplant. Most houseplants are chosen for a verity of reasons, their colorful flowers, their interesting leaf patterns, vines or ...

Houseplants: The Best Natural Air Purifiers

Air purifiers have become prevalent after environment studies revealed that indoor air is more polluted as compared to the air outdoors. Since a considerable amount of time is spent indoors, many opt to make use of air purifiers. These devices are mainly advantageous for people afflicted with asthma and allergies. Therefore, freeing the surrounding air ...

Top 10 Indoor Plants

Plants are very interesting. With so many different kinds of plants, people should know which plants offer the best qualities for indoor use. Here is a list of 10 indoor plants that are more than just ideal for interested consumers. 1. Amaryllis. The Amaryllis is a native of South Africa and requires good lighting and ...

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Top 10 Easy to Grow Houseplants

Not everyone has a green thumb, and not all houseplants require one. Many houseplants are easy to grow and tolerant of those of us with a thumb that is more black than green. Easy to Grow Houseplant #1 – Sansevieria (also known as Snake Plant or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue) The Snake Plant is at the top ...

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How to Make a Beta Bowl

Male betas are some of the most colorful freshwater aquarium fish, and amazingly they are able to survive without an aerator in a smaller than usual tank. Unfortunately the male beta, otherwise known as a Siamese fighting fish, is aggressive and can’t be placed in a tank with another male beta or other less aggressive ...

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How to Root a Cutting from a House Plant

I have a marvelous collection of houseplants, and every one of these were absolutely free of cost. How did I get so many? By taking cuttings from my friends’ plants and rooting them at home. House plants can be propagated in many different ways, however, the most common method of propagating house plants is through ...

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Growing a Philodendron

Philodendrons are very easy to grow. This plant is a wonderful addition to any home with it’s large leaves and exotic tropical look. Philodendrons are also known as Aroids. A few species you may find at your local nursery are Philodendron Selloum and Xanadu. While there are many more existing philodendron species, but they are ...

Unique Contemporary Dining Room Table Decor

A bare table is an oversized pedestal for eye catching works of art and items of visual interest, especially in a contemporary dining room. Many people simply place one item on the dining room table such as a vase filled with flowers or a bowl overflowing with fruit, but it can hold more. Consider placing ...