Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

How to Turn Your Apartment into a Hanging Plant Sanctuary

Lisa Wright

 · May 19, 2022

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Everyone needs a little greenery in their life, though taking on houseplants can seem intimidating at first.

Decorating with artificial flowers is the only option for many renters who are allergic to real ones, or have little time available to take care of flowers. Artificial flowers can’t compare to real flowers, but that does not make them tacky. In fact, some artificial flowers are expensive, because they are designed to look authentic. […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 9, 2010

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Decorating with flowers is a simple and easily changeable way to spruce up your home. It can be difficult, though, determining which variety, color, and whether it ought to be silk or real flowers, to use in your decorating. Following a few basic rules can make using flowers in your decorating a breeze. Determine the […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 24, 2010

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Plants in hanging baskets are well-suited to apartment living as they enhance any decor and take up little space. Several houseplants work out well in hanging baskets and include such varieties as bougainvillea, trailing abutilon, fuchsia and ivy-leaved geraniums. #1 – The Bougainvillea Plant Native to Brazil, the bougainvillea is a vining plant that has […]

Staff Writer

 · May 5, 2010

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A garden balcony can be a great idea. With the right setup, something like this can provide a lot of fresh herbs, flowers or vegetables, as well as creating a nice space to spend time in. But there are a few things most gardeners will want to look at for utilizing a balcony space on […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 27, 2009

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Just because you live in an apartment, does not necessarily mean that you don’t love nature and plants. The are many plants for apartments that are both low maintenance for your busy life style, and satisfactory for your green thumb. 1 – Peace Lilies Peace lilies are inexpensive, low maintenance, easy to care for, and […]

Emily Gojko

 · Sep 28, 2009

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Your balcony can be the perfect place to create a garden oasis where you can relax after a long day at work. Even if your space is limited, you can still enjoy a beautiful garden by making the most of your space with containers. Container gardening is easy, versatile and fun. However, before you get […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 17, 2009

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Gardening is a great hobby for anyone, and living in an apartment doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying the pleasure of plants. Check out these fun and functional tools and accessories for apartment gardening, and brighten up your place inside and out with the help of these items.

aptsherpa

 · Sep 4, 2006

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So you don’t have a green thumb or a spacious, well-lit outdoor garden? Never fear, hardy and shade-loving plants will do well even in most conditions involving a minimal amount of sunlight and water. Check out this handy list of cute, easy-to-care-for plants to brighten up your apartment space.

aptsherpa

 · Jul 19, 2006

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Whether you’ve got a certified green thumb and are lamenting your move to a yard-less apartment or you’re a longtime apartment dweller looking for a nature-friendly hobby, apartment gardening can be a rewarding way to spend some time, decorate your home, and maybe even grow something edible. This article shares a few tips for getting an apartment garden started.

aptsherpa

 · Feb 6, 2006

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