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Bar Soap

Trust Us, it's the Best! You may well have wondered: Is it true that switching from shower gel to bar soap, you can help save our planet? What are the advantages of bar soap compared to shower gel? Here are some good reasons to switch to bar soap: Bar soap generates less waste and saves money. Unlike a bottle of shower gel, bar soap uses very little (or no) packaging. You can buy it in bulk with no packaging if you are looking for a zero-waste lifestyle, or in recyclable packaging such as paper, cardboard or plastic. Good things to know about using bar...

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Houseplant Spotlight: Fiddleleaf Fig

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Houseplant Spotlight: Fiddleleaf Fig

The Fiddle-Leaf Fig is one of the most popular houseplants, and has risen in popularity over the last few years. It is a tropical tree, a member of the focus family and native to western Africa. It can grow up to fifteen feet! In the right environment, it produces small fig fruits. As a houseplant, the fiddle leaf requires the ever-elusive “bright, indirect light”, and she will let you know if she isn’t getting enough of it! The big, strong leaves on the fiddle leaf soak up as much light as they can, but will droop if they don’t get...

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Houseplant Spotlight: Peperomia

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Houseplant Spotlight: Peperomia

          Peperomia are amazing because there are so many different kinds of them! One Peperomia plant can look completely different from another in color and leaf shape, adding layers of colors and textures to your home. And they all require relatively similar care! The leaves of these plants are very thick and succulent, which tells us that they hold a lot of water in them. This means you don’t need to water them as frequently as some of your other plants, because they’ll use the water they’ve stored, and won’t need any extra from the soil....

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Houseplant Spotlight: Pothos & Philodendron

Houseplant Spotlight: Pothos & Philodendron

Both the Pothos plant and Philodendrons make beautiful and vibrant additions to any home! They are both tropical plants that require similar care, and many types of these plants grow in the same ways. They are even in the same plant family! But there are a few key differences in how these plants look and grow.  The Pothos plant comes in many varieties, but the three most recognizable are the Golden Pothos, the Marble Queen, and the Jade Pothos. The latin name for Pothos is epipremnum aureum, derived from the Greek words epi, which means ‘upon’, and premnon, which means...

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Houseplant Spotlight: Snake Plant

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Houseplant Spotlight: Snake Plant

This plant has many different names: Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, and Sansiveria, to name a few! Whatever you call this plant, it remains a beautiful addition to your home and an unbelievably simple plant to care for. Part of the Asparagaceae family (yes, they are related to asparagus!), these evergreen perennials tolerate low light and drought partially due to the way they store and release oxygen, called the crassulacean acid metabolism process. And not only are they easy to care for, it’s also been proven through NASA testing that they help improve the air quality in whatever room they’re in! ...

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