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Sep

5 surefire ways to kill a houseplantDo you have a knack for plant homicide? You might be guilty of one (or more) of these offenses.

5 surefire ways to kill a houseplant
Do you have a knack for plant homicide? You might be guilty of one (or more) of these offenses.

27

Sep

13

Sep

'Poison Garden' showcases the darker side of botany
Looking for a window into the strange world of poisonous and psychoactive plants? Search no further than the Poison Garden in Alnwick, Northumberland, England.

27

Jul

Top 10 air-purifying houseplantsThese plants filter hazardous chemicals from the air. Improve your air quality the natural way.

Top 10 air-purifying houseplants
These plants filter hazardous chemicals from the air. Improve your air quality the natural way.

15

Jul

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.
10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

10

Jul

Can plants ‘hear’ themselves being eaten?New study shows that plants mount an immune response to the mere sound of a chomping insect.

Can plants ‘hear’ themselves being eaten?
New study shows that plants mount an immune response to the mere sound of a chomping insect.

25

Jun

50 insane facts about plantsFrom record-breaking sunflowers to the amazing number of plants used in medicine, this post is loaded with factoids about all of your favorite greenery.

50 insane facts about plants
From record-breaking sunflowers to the amazing number of plants used in medicine, this post is loaded with factoids about all of your favorite greenery.

03

Jun

Don’t buy birdseed — grow itHere are 10 flowering plants that look gorgeous and reward you with seeds.

Don’t buy birdseed — grow it
Here are 10 flowering plants that look gorgeous and reward you with seeds.

27

Apr

15 houseplants that improve indoor air quality

01

Apr

Is that plant dead?As winter comes to an end, it’s time to check your garden’s vital signs. Here’s how.

Is that plant dead?
As winter comes to an end, it’s time to check your garden’s vital signs. Here’s how.