This spring, when plants begin to bloom and the weather warms up, people are inspired to get
A classic staple of
A popular plant in the late spring and summer months, this decorative green can be found at any local Home Depot or Lowe’s location for around $8-15. It thrives in moist but well-drained soil and loves to bask in the sunlight. Blooming Colors has many of these for sale.
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Tall and skinny with a gathering of foliage at the top, this spunky plant is featured at both Ace and Blooming Colors and makes a great addition to any space. This plant needs only to be watered two to three times per week and loves well-lit areas without too much direct sunlight. One runs between $15-30, depending on the size.
The pine, like the fiddle-leaf fig, thirsts for water two to three times a week, depending on the amount of sunlight it receives. Ace Hardware and Blooming Colors boast these neat plants, and they are between $8-15 each.
Ranging between $10-15 each, the snake plant can be found at Home Depot or Lowe’s. This is a great plant in place of a pet, but if you have pets, be cautious because the foliage can be poisonous upon ingestion, causing your furry friend to get sick easily.
An ivy that needs only one watering per week can be found at Home Depot or Lowe’s. It costs between $
Primarily found at Blooming Colors at the intersection of South Donahue and College Street this species of ivy takes the same amount of water and sunlight as does the Devil’s Ivy, and is incredibly simple to care for.
Chinese Money Plant
For those who are looking for something a little more rare, the Chinese Money Plant is an interesting-looking addition to any space. Horn said they are his personal favorite plant, and though they cannot be found in Auburn as they are more of a rarity, they boast being one of the easiest plants to grow and care for as well as one of the most intruguing to look at.
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