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From the Stacks: Exploring Indoor Plants

From the Stacks: Exploring Indoor Plants

“The conditions with which living plants have to contend when brought into our ordinary living rooms are trying indeed.” – Parker T. Barnes, House plants and how to grow them, 1915. I...

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All About African Violets

All About African Violets

The African violet is North America’s favourite houseplant and no wonder. Practically everyone I know either grows them or knows someone who does. “People love African violets because they are...

Posted in: Houseplants

Beneficial biowalls

Beneficial biowalls

  Remember when builders touted airtight buildings as a good thing? Now that we’re all cozily sealed up, we’ve learned that insufficient ventilation is responsible for nasty things such...

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