Calling all plant lovers! Where to celebrate Houseplant Appreciation Day in Bham

Houseplants in Birmingham at Shoppe
Gorgeous garden at Shoppe in Forest Park. Photo via Shoppe’s Facebook

Show some love for houseplants on National Houseplant Appreciation Day. If you’re trying to ease into urban farming or want a fresher space, getting a houseplant is a great way to test your green thumb. Keep reading to find local spots for all your plant necessities and see what deals they’re offering.

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Don’t Spray and Pray. How to water.

By: Bill Finch

Trickle down politics may not have helped your pocketbook, but trickle-down watering will make all the difference in how your plants survive this drought.

Dripper hose. Courtesy of Lowes

Trickle-down watering is simple: You simply set the end of your hose on the plant you want to water, and you let the water trickle out, drip, drip, drip. Sort of like a leaky faucet. And it affects your water bill about like a leaky faucet: You’ll barely notice.

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