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Cool Idea: Give Your Houseplants a Vacation

I have been following David Horvitz's blog for a few months or so. For all of 2009 (not necessarily every day, but frequently), he sends out small texts of simple instructional ideas through his mailing list, and then posts screenshots of them on his blog. Many of his instructions involve mailing things to far-off addresses, like "Take a photo of your head in the freezer and mail it to a museum in Greenland that has no current exhibition." I've never followed through with his suggestions. But I think this one, shown above, giving your house plants a vacation, is fun and something I might actually do. I've gotten to the point that I don't even notice my houseplants anymore, unless they're in desparate need of watering. So it would be fun to switch it up and lay my eyes on someone else's ficus for a while. What do you think? Would you do this?



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soft-coeur soft-coeur 6 years
I like the idea, but some houseplants are sensitive, or at least get comfortable in a specific spot in my house. I do enjoy swapping cuttings, though!
Betty-M Betty-M 6 years
I love this blog. thanks for drawing it to my attention. I'm going to follow some of his instructions.
JennMSU JennMSU 6 years
not sure if i would do this. i work hard to keep my plants alive! :) and i love the look of his blog!
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