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Indoor Plants
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Hello Phoenix Permies!I have been exploring the world of indoor plants, last time I counted I have 25 plants in my one bedroom apartment. Most are old plants and was curious if anyone has any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ailsa Bier Aug 25, 2013.

 

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Ailsa Bier replied to Joseph McClellan's discussion Suggestions welcome for yard & tree layout
"Cool! Geoff Lawton is one of our family favorites. He has done a lot of permaculture and food foresting with many more videos on You Tube. https://www.google.com/search?q=geoff+lawton&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&client=safari We have…"
Aug 25, 2013
Ailsa Bier replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Here on some photos!"
Aug 25, 2013
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Alisa, good photo :-) and great suggestions for folks to grow plants indoors and yes all the greenery helps clean the air.  Thanks for posting and fun topic. I would add one suggestion for anyone growing any plants inside whether ornamental or…"
Aug 25, 2013
Melissa Rawlings replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Pothos are everyone's green thumb! I love them lol They really are like pets we've grown up with. :)"
Aug 22, 2013
MaryMcP replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Until I discover an easy way to get photos on replies Thanks for the picture Alisa, looking good there.  How do you control gnats with so many plants so close together?  That has always been my problem. When  you post a reply, there…"
Aug 21, 2013
Ailsa Bier replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"What fun imagining those California indoor plantscapes! I have always thought that Fiddlehead figs are such structurally stunning plants. I think I saw some at The Plant Stand last time I was there."
Aug 21, 2013
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Aug 21, 2013
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Ailsa Bier replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"http://www.phoenixpermaculture.org/m/photo?id=2008067%3APhoto%3A389816&context=user Until I discover an easy way to get photos on replies I will post the photos at the link. Enjoy!"
Aug 21, 2013
Ailsa Bier replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"I worked as an indoor plant technician for six months and in that time I discovered a pretty easy way to keep the bugs low. Step one: If the soil is wet don't water. Gnats breed in wet soil. Step two: Let the soil dry out and if the gnats are…"
Aug 21, 2013
Brian Beck replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"less water? I often have to empty our a catch basin below the plant as that's standing water which equals bugs. Most of my indoor plants receive water when i remember which can be bi-weekly if I'm extra remembery but usally less often.…"
Aug 20, 2013
Torrie B replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"pics for inspiration please :) i have been playing with starting seeds indoors and thus the watering has me playing around with other house plants too. i have noticed small flies and more bug activity. suggestions?"
Aug 19, 2013
Heather Green replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"I used to have a lot more indoor plants when I lived in an apartment. I had a succulent garden in the window sill above my kitchen sink, and an orchid garden in the other kitchen window. My old pothos, that I still have now, would sprawl all over…"
Aug 19, 2013
Ailsa Bier replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Thanks for the enthusiastic interest! I will try to post some photos soon : )"
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Aug 19, 2013
Melissa Rawlings replied to Ailsa Bier's discussion Indoor Plants
"Oh, I LOVE indoor plants! I owe that to my mom always having lots of them growing up, so it doesn't feel like home without them. I just pick up starter ones from the grocery store from time to time, or my favorite is to get cuttings from…"
Aug 19, 2013

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