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What Type Of Plant Should You Get For Your Windowsill?

Spruce up your place with some green!

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What Type Of Plant Should You Get For Your Windowsill?

You got: Peace Lily

Peace lilies are leafy with lovely white blossoms– and easy to grow! This guy is perfect for a shady windowsill, they don't require direct sunlight.

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You got: Aloe Vera

Keep an aloe vera plant on your windowsill to have at hand the next time you get a sunburn– or just to keep you company!

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You got: Snake Plant

Snake plants are great because they are nature's air purifiers and they thrive on neglect! Make sure the windowsill it lives on gets indirect sunlight, and water it very sparingly.

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You got: Pothos

Pothos is a fast growing, leafy plant that will thrive in a variety of light and soil conditions. Perfect for a first-time plant owner, or for anyone just looking for a little more green in their life!

Pothos
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You got: Croton

No, not crouton, Croton! These plants have beautiful, multi-colored leaves for anyone who's looking for something other than the same old, same old. They like lots of light and water, and are generally easy to care for.

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You got: Succulent

Put one (or many) of these little guys into a window box to make your window extra adorable. Make sure your succulent gets lots and lots of light and doesn't get over-watered.

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You got: Lavender

There are many different kinds of lavender, but they are generally resilient and they all sport lovely, fragrant, purple flowers. Give it lots of light and water and when it blooms you can trim the flowers to make lavender oil!

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You got: Baby Tears

Not literal baby tears! This plant has adorable, tiny, round leaves that grow quickly and abundantly. Plant in a wide, shallow container and make sure the soil doesn't get too dry.

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You got: Herbs

You could try oregano, rosemary, basil, or maybe all at once! A little herb garden is practical and perfect for a kitchen windowsill– maybe it will inspire you to cook more!

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