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Six Great Plants To Improve Indoor Home Air Quality

I guess just about everyone on the planet is aware how air pollution is bad for our health. What may come as more of a surprise is how much pollution we are exposed to in our homes and offices. Many modern building materials and day to day items are constantly giving off gasses into the environment that are toxic. Photocopying machines and faxes through to furnishings, carpets and paint all slowly leach fumes into the environment and as they are indoors those fumes become trapped. Recent studies reveal that most western communities are spending between eighty and ninety percent of their lives indoors. OK, that may not include us gardeners who, with the winter moving in, may be wishing we...

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Owning an Indoor Orangery of Citrus Fruit Trees

Of all my eclectic collection of indoor plants, the one that gives me the most pleasure is without doubt my Bearss Lime. There is something incredibly decadent about being able to just reach out and pick a piece of fruit without even having to leave the comfort of my own home. In fact given the choice of having Nicole Kidman lounging in my sun porch or my luscious lime I would be hard pushed to make a choice. (OK, I’ve had a moment to reflect and the lime tree has to go.) Hopefully I will never find myself placed in such a difficult position in real life. The pleasure of rearing miniature citrus trees indoors goes far beyond just avoiding...

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