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Care For Houseplants When On Vacation

How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation

How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation

How do you care for houseplants when on vacation ? There was a time when I would hire a house and pet sitter for our home. At the time, we had 2 dogs and our children came with us during our travels. Back then, it was easier and less of a headache to just have a house sitter/pet sitter water our plants for us when she was letting out the dogs.

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Wash Tub Planter

Wash Tub Planter - Wash day?  Nah, planting day.  The old wash board adds extra visual interest to the wash tub planter. 

Wash Tub Planter

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Wash day?  Nah, planting day.  The old wash board adds extra visual interest to the wash tub planter.  Yellow daisies, trailing vines, coleus and brightly colored pansies.  This space has light shade and all the plants are tolerant of shade. If you plant coleus, remember they make excellent and hearty houseplants if you need to take them in for winter.