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Home heating systems can make it hard to provide humidity for houseplants in winter. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/spaceamoeba/4171028387/">spaceamoeba</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Home heating systems can make it hard to provide humidity for houseplants in winter. Photo: spaceamoeba, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Keeping houseplants healthy in harsh winter conditions

With the bitter cold outside, the heat will be turned up inside the house. That means dryer air will be rising right towards the houseplants on the windowsill. It's tough times for those houseplants.

Martha Foley discusses options with Amy Ivy, horticulturist with Cornell Cooperative Extension Service of Clinton and Essex Counties.  Go to full article
Photo:  Todd Moe
Photo: Todd Moe

Digging in the dirt, indoors

Many gardeners enjoy sharing perennials during the growing season. Horticulturist Amy Ivy brings that idea indoors with tips for propagating houseplants from stem cuttings this season. Amy told Todd Moe that this month is a great time to prune and shape-up houseplants.  Go to full article

Indoor flowering plants in winter

Martha Foley talks with Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy about the best flowering plants to warm up the house during the winter.  Go to full article

Taking extra-good care of houseplants, part 2

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy share more tips on how to protect your indoor plants in the winter.  Go to full article

Indoor gardening: new plants from layering

Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley that air layering is an excellent propagation technique to use when the original plant has become tall and leggy.  Go to full article

Winter House Plant Care

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about late winter care of house plants.  Go to full article

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