Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

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Want healthier houseplants? Try naming them

Have a hard time keeping houseplants alive? The key to a greener thumb might just be giving your plant a name. It sounds silly, but naming your plants helps you better remember to take care of them. It allows you to anthropomorphize the plant and empathize when it needs water, sun, or a bigger Read More...

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Make your green thumb even greener by cultivating a zero-waste garden

If the thought that’s keeping you warm through these winter months is looking forward to getting back into your garden, you're surely not alone. We’ve shared many stories that tout the benefits of gardening, not only for the gardeners’ overall health but for the health of our natural Read More...

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10 Houseplants anyone can keep alive

Is your New Year’s resolution to finally keep a houseplant alive? Picking a variety that’s easy to care for is the best way to ensure success, and fortunately, there are many varieties that are both beautiful and resilient to get started with. Here are 10 low-maintenance houseplants ideal for Read More...

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How to develop a green thumb in no time

When someone brings up the term “green thumb,” chances are certain people we know come to mind, but do we actually know what the term means? Here’s what plant experts want you to understand about what it means to have a green thumb. What it means to have a green thumb According to Read More...

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6 tips to keep your houseplants thriving during the colder months

The summer has passed and you’ve kept your houseplants alive during the hottest months of the year. Bravo! Now we’re entering the darker, colder half of the year, which means you need a new strategy for keeping your lovely houseplants in tip-top shape. With that in mind, here are six tips Read More...

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How to keep your houseplants alive even if you don’t have a green thumb

We at the Optimist Daily are big advocates for houseplants. They decorate your home, purify the air, and help you de-stress. The only thing is that keeping them alive can be tough. This week we share some tips on how to keep those leaves green and perky. The first step is remembering plants are Read More...