Herself's Houseplants

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Plant selections are expanding at the local stores




. . . The selection of houseplants at garden shops, big-box stores and even grocery stores hasn’t merely grown, it has matured. Cool carnivorous plants are stocked side-by-side with gorgeous moth orchids; fancy-leaf begonias are nudging out dependable but demure scheffeleras.”Nobody ever needs to buy a pothos again,” says Ellen Zachos, owner of Acme Plant Stuff in New York and an expert on houseplants of all kinds. “There is so much out there that is more interesting and just as easy to grow.”

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Plant selections have gotten better. I’ve been finding carnivorous plants more regularly and the novelty plant section at Walmart has turned up some cool surprises ( dirt cheap ) as well.