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How To: DIY Window Garden

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What are your favorite plants for indoor growing?


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Pam Lapere July 23, 2012 at 10:54 am

Orchids are my favorite!! Also enjoy raising African Violets but they can be so finicky. I lost my big beautiful ones to scale 2 yrs back & I am am still mad at them. 😉 Suzi pblapere@att.net

Samantha Pattison July 23, 2012 at 11:27 am

I am in love with suculents, they are easy to take care of!

Debra Lee July 23, 2012 at 11:31 am

This is my favorite rug so far!

Debra Lee July 23, 2012 at 11:32 am

No plants here, I have cats instead!

Laura July 23, 2012 at 11:42 am

I’m partial to orchids. Thanks for the giveaway!

Linda D July 23, 2012 at 11:57 am

I love big tall areca palms – they are so graceful and airy!

Janet July 23, 2012 at 12:15 pm

What a fabulous idea! Perfect for the DIY wedding reception decor.
The rug is great as well.


gretel July 23, 2012 at 12:32 pm

I always have good luck with African violets and orchids. Love them!

Susan Gosman July 23, 2012 at 1:18 pm

I have had great luck with orchids. They come in so many beautiful colors and types, I never tire of them.

Rachel July 23, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Indoor gardening is the best–though a bit challenging for those of us who lack direct sunlight. I’ve had great luck with a hibiscus that winters indoors and spends spring, summer, and a bit of the fall outside.

Kristin S July 23, 2012 at 2:02 pm

That Dash & Albert rug is perfection!

As for plants, I’m horrible at indoor plants. My “safe” favorite is the trusty dusty Peace Lily. You can’t kill them!

Sandie July 23, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Roses, always roses. I only spring for the grocery store mini’s now… too many heartaches. But when I hit it right, they sing!!

Debbie July 23, 2012 at 2:19 pm

I like growing herbs inside. They are pretty and oh, so useful!

Vikki July 23, 2012 at 7:06 pm

my favorite houseplant is an indoor palm. Also love an orchid in bloom. Love the rug. Thx.

L Weber July 24, 2012 at 9:23 am

Lately I’ve gotten into succulents – I do not have a green thumb, but these are easy to care for and they have a lush, exotic look…

Renee A July 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm

I love African violets – my grandma always had a large tiered plant stand filled with them in her living room.
I’ve been leaning toward succulents lately – my green thumb is a little more successful with plants needing a little less “love” and a little more “determination” instead.

Diane July 24, 2012 at 7:53 pm

I have a pale yellow orchid that I purchased to memorialize a dear friend who loved orchids. I never had one before because I thought they were too needy, but this beautiful orchid blooms profusely for two months then rests for three months, all with only giving 3 ice cubes every Sunday! Looking into the face of this orchid brings to mind such wonderful happy memories of my friend.

Betsy July 24, 2012 at 8:11 pm

My favorite plant is our ginger plant. We where traveling in Hawaii 9 years ago my husband tripped on a root which ended up being ginger. We took the root home and planted it and now have a lovely ginger plant that reminds us of our time in Hawaii.

Merlyn Bost July 25, 2012 at 6:27 pm

Orchids make me happy but not always successful when keeping and tending after blooms are spent. Best & most useful for me are herbs for the kitchen: basil, rosemary, thyme, etc. Those Dash & Albert Rugs are throughout my house. LOVE all the colorways! The more the merrier! Great contest, Annie. Thanks.

Francine July 25, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Believe it or not, but i have a magnificant bonsai garden on my window sill. Bonsai’s bring both zen energy and beauty into any home…and are a great stress reliever! 🙂


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