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How to clone multiple houseplants from a single houseplant (pothos)

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I love houseplants. It helps me transform my tiny shoebox condo to a little slice of heaven. Lately, I have been excited about the idea of propagating multiple free houseplants out of a single parent houseplant and its just so perfect for anyone who is on a home decor budget or are in a rental home without any outdoor space. A plant like pothos or house ivy is just perfect as it doesn’t need much sunlight to grow and survive around the year. Its most fantastic feature is its ability to grow roots right in the air.

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Zooming in on the node/ root on the stem-

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The idea is to carefully snip it right under the node and place the cutting into a cup full of water for a week.

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I took three cuttings and placed them in their respective containers for a week.

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In a week’s time you would notice the node rooting further out into the container. That’s an indication that its time to pot these babies in soil.

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Its time to carefully plant the roots in moist, porous soil or a potting mix, without damaging the roots

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Water the babies periodically for two weeks and Voila! They will grow roots strong enough to anchor itself and grow taller.

My heart wells up to see a new houseplant birth successfully! This is was so easy and I’m sure you’d have fun trying it for yourself too!

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Smoothie recipes I love series: All about that BASS

I’m pretty sure you are wondering how does that smoothie name make any sense. It’s just an acronym I conjured up for this smoothie that’s made of B-banana, A-Apple, S-Strawberry  and S-Sunflower seeds. As you can understand it can be quite a mouthful to speak or remember. Also, I’m just a lazy gal. So making

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A beginner’s guide to Mindfulness

Before you think I am throwing some fluffy new age stuff your way as if I were this disoriented hermit who’s decided to shun everything materialistic, let me draw your attention to what mindfulness really is. The concept isn’t new. In fact you’ve heard of it a million times. I bring it up because most

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Day Trip to the beautiful Prince Edward County- Part 2

You are reading Part 2 of this weekend day-trip to Prince Edward County. To read about Part 1, click here—> Next stop : The County Cider Company We had overheard a lady in the Slickers Ice cream shop, talking great stuff about some place called the County Cider Company. So I quickly fed it into my Google Maps only to locate it 35

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Day Trip to the beautiful Prince Edward County- Part 1

Last weekend was quite a bummer in terms of weather in Toronto. It was too sunny and both Ronak and I prefer a rather balanced day out with a beautiful soft cast.  Ronak had a long weekend off leaving us with 3 days of us-time. It had been scorching hot all week and we’d hoped

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DIY utterly inexpensive Chandelier

You are going to absolutely love this DIY. Why? Because I turned an absolutely unassuming dollar store hanging planter into an ultra charming chandelier. All we need is nylon thread and beads of all shapes and sizes. Stay put as I show you how through these sequential series of images. The goal here is to link

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