Plant Care

Ivy
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Houseplant of the month of April 2015: In the fourth month of the year the Ivy or Hedera is the Houseplant of the month. The Ivy is one of the most air purifying houseplants. It absorbs harmful substances out of the air and exchanges them for pure oxygen.

White fragrant plants
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greenduck

Houseplants of the month of March 2016: Lovely to look at, more versatile than you think and the perfect way to get a little advance taste of summer. Gardenia, Jasminum (jasmine) and Stephanotis are white bloomers with a high home decor content.

Narzissus
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greenduck

Houseplant for the month of February 2016: Pot narcissi are a fabulous harbinger of spring which can give great pleasure if the plant is cared for properly.

Indoor trees
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greenduck

Indoor trees are the Houseplants of the month for January 2016: Big, calming, air-purifying and thanks to the large amount of foliage, they provide a woodland feel indoors even when everything outdoors is still chilly and bare.

Poinsettien Tag in Hohenheim
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Houseplant for the month of November 2015: The symbolism of the Poinsettia is related to the Christmas story. The star of Bethlehem showed the place where the baby Jesus was born and led the three wise men to him. The shape of the Poinsettia‘s bracts look like stars.

Carnivorous plants
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One bite and they’re gone. Carnivorous plants, or carnivores, use their colourful and whimsical appearance to lure spiders and insects. Then they sneakily catch and digest these juicy creatures. The motto of this houseplant? Lovely, ruthless and definitely not for the faint hearted.

Einblatt, Spathiphyllum
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greenduck

Houseplant for the month of June 2015: The Peace Lily belongs to the Araceae (arum) family, just like the Flamingo Flower and Zantedeschia, because of the similarities in their structures. We know of at least 50 different cultivars of Peace Lily, which almost all have white flowers and are occasionally a little green.

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