The Top Ten Winter Houseplants.

by Chris Gardner

Just because it's all frozen outside doesn't mean your green thumb gets to lie dormant all season. Instead, move your green friends inside. Here's ten hearty varieties to get you started.

The Top Ten Winter Houseplants.
  • Aloe (Aloe spp.).

  • Amaryllis (Hippeastrum spp.).

  • Calla Lily (Zantedeschia spp.)

  • Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera spp.).

  • Clivia (Clivia spp.).

  • Corn Plant (Dracaena spp.).

  • Jewel Orchid (Ludisia spp.).

  • Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe spp.).

  • Moth Orchid (Phalaenop...

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How To Keep Your Plants Alive During Winter.

by Chris Gardner

"Gardeners, listen up. You need not stand by each fall while Jack Frost kills off your favorite tender plants one by one. You can rescue your plants from certain death by bringing them in for the winter. Coleus, begonias, and even heliotropes don't mind taking a holiday as houseplants. And once your plants are indoors, it's easy to make more with cuttings. On the following pages, we've laid out a strategy designed to keep your plants healthy...

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25 Cheap Ways to Keep Your House Cooler.

by Chris Gardner
"Sure, go ahead and turn that thermostat up to 80. You'll be sweaty and still shelling out a bundle -- unless you take other steps to make summer heat more bearable and reduce stress on your air conditioner.
Most of these cost little or nothing. Thank the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers program, which provides most of these tips (and more) on its own Web site."
25 Cheap Ways to Keep Your House Cooler.
 
The finance geniuses from Sympatico offer low-investment tips for keeping the...

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