houseplant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n houseplant any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
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Usage

In literature:

The early settlers brought slips of all kinds of houseplants which they shared with all.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
The kind of soil best adapted to houseplants generally, is given by one authority as two parts loam, one part leaf mould, one part sharp sand.
"Gardening for Little Girls" by Olive Hyde Foster
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In news:

Houseplants for the Inept .
There are also a lot of kalanchoe species that are great for us, but the common floral species that you might have gotten as a gift or can buy at grocery stores is more of a houseplant or protected patio plant.
Moth orchid s have become the houseplant of choice.
They are one of the more satisfying houseplant experiences that you will ever have.
We all know how houseplants add to a home's d├ęcor.
Five Tips on caring for succulent houseplants.
Which is the best houseplant.
It's one of the few houseplants that she managed to keep alive.
Houseplants Help Filter Harmful Air Pollution .
Palette-pleasing varieties of blooming houseplants brighten homes with good cheer through holidays and winter.
Joan Coulat inspects houseplants at Capital Nursery, where she is a buyer.
Lots of folks keep large houseplants outdoors during the summer.
Most houseplants originate from tropical or subtropical areas of the world and thrive in temperatures from 58 to 86 degrees.
A layer of small, round pebbles arranged over the soil's surface looks as neat and tidy as a Japanese garden and helps keep the ground beneath it moist and shady, which is just the way most houseplants like it.
Rainwater harvesting is always a good idea, whether the water is used for one houseplant or an entire garden.
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