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Jul 31, 2018

Whether you’re Team Real Plants or open to faux ones, too, this episode will help you pick which plants should go where and how to decorate with and around them!


Our top 10 easy-to-care-for houseplants:

  1. Sansevieria : AKA Snake Plant / Mother-in-law’s tongue
  2. Philodendron : AKA Pothos
  3. ZZ Plant: AKA Zamioculas Zamifolia
  4. Hoya
  5. Rubber Plant
  6. Agave or Aloe
  7. Fiddle Leaf Fig
  8. Pilea: AKA Peppermoides
  9. Ficus
  10. Jade

Resources we mentioned:

  1. Ashley’s post on how to water/bathe a fiddle leaf fig
  2. Designer Anna Bode on Instagram
  3. Turns out a ficus does flower, and even produce a fig fruit, in some conditions! Read more here.
  4. Here’s the plant food that Ashley’s been using.

You can find us on our blogs or connect with each of us on Instagram:

  • Suzannah is @suzannahstanley
  • Ashley is @biggerthanthethreeofus
  • The podcast is @yourhomestorypodcast

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