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Interesting news story on using plants in decorating

The Indian newspapers often have interesting stories on house plants, here’s one I ran across recently.

Whether you like them hanging, climbing or branching out in all directions, there’s a house plant to match your taste, budget and, most importantly, interior decorating plans.

“Targeted use of house plants can accentuate your style and create harmony,” says the Luebeck-based Julia Sickermann, an interior decorator.

An avant-garde look, for example, would be dominated by cool designs and elegant materials such as stainless steel, leather and high quality plastics.

“Avant-gardists will tend to pick strong plants that grow especially large,” says Klaus Wagener, a world champion florist from Minden. . . [ read more Use house plants to suit your taste ]