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Invite Butterflies for Brunch: Create Your Own Butterfly Container Garden

by Amanda Rose Newton Whether your backyard is several acres or a concrete slab, you can create a beautiful garden to entice important butterfly pollinators to stop by for a quick visit. When creating a butterfly garden, the same rules apply despite your amount of space. Understanding which plants your favorite butterfly prefers as a […]

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Giving Houseplants as Gifts

By Amanda Rose Newton Houseplants are an incredibly thoughtful and memorable gift that can be enjoyed for years to come. But before you go and pick out a random houseplant plant to give as a gift, it is important to note that different houseplants require different levels of care – ranging from basic water and […]

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Venus fly trap with fly caught inside!
Carnivorous Wonders – These fascinating plants lure, catch and digest insects

by Amanda Rose Newton Looking for a unique gift? There is perhaps nothing quite as fascinating or unusual as the often-misunderstood carnivorous plant. Found nearly everywhere on Earth (except Antarctica), these plants have managed to survive in areas most other species could not, thanks to their amazing ability to digest living organisms to generate nitrogen […]

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