Plant Parenthood: Where You Can Find a Community

Welcome to Plant Parenthood! As plant people ourselves, we are so excited you have taken the first step into the houseplant-loving world.
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Plan a Tropical Staycation

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to start daydreaming about sunny mornings enjoying coffee or tea on the front porch, warm evenings entertaining …
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From Garden to Table: Salad Gardens

Salads fresh from the garden are a highlight of spring and summer. No grocery store vegetable will ever match the flavor of a vegetable you’ve tended yourself.
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Green Beans & Patience: Advice for Gardening with Children

Summer is finally on its way, and families are starting to plan their summer activities. Swimming, family cookouts, and camping trips are all on the family …
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10 Fast Facts About Arbor Day

Arbor Day, one of our favorite holidays, is right around the corner! It’s a day to celebrate trees and the vital role they play in the world.
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7 Plants Native to Maryland

Why “grow native?” Native plants have evolved with a region’s climate and unique features for thousands of years. This makes them especially well-suited to …
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How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

When you think about pollinators, honeybees probably come to mind first. However, bees aren’t the only pollinators! 
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Chicks on the Loose

Raising your own chickens can be a fun and simple way to cultivate your family’s connection with agriculture. Backyard chickens are easy to care for, …
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Planting a Cut Flower Garden

A bouquet of flowers is a wonderful way to freshen up any room and make it feel warm and inviting. But don’t just take our word for it: The University of North …
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7 Must-Haves for Your Outdoor Space

In the modern world, it can be easy to stay cooped up indoors. Even with the best intentions, many people only go out to get to their car.
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8 Items You Can Provide to Keep Your Chickens Happy

It’s exciting to see more and more families choosing to raise backyard chickens. Chickens are a great way to get your family involved in producing your own …
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5 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Patio

If you live in an apartment or even just a well-populated neighborhood having privacy in your outdoor space can be tough.
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