Urban Jungle Journal — Fern

Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

Andrea Metzler

Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

I’m Allie, and I’ll be learning and sharing about a variety of plant care topics over the next few months on the Urban Jungle Journal. A little about me: I’ve claimed Des Moines as home for over a decade. I love houseplants, dogs, books, dessert, coffee, and tea.  I’m a relatively new plant mom; I started my collection a little over a year ago.

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Air Cleaning Plants

Andrea Metzler

Air Cleaning Plants

Many of the materials in our everyday lives slowly add a cocktail of toxins into our air. Fortunately some of the most popular house plants are experts at removing toxins like formaldehyde, mold, benzene and others from your home. 

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Ferns: The Living Fossils

Shylah Statler

Ferns: The Living Fossils

Ferns themselves are living fossils all the way from the Devonian period, and predate most of the plants we’re familiar with by more than a few million years. Once filling prehistoric forests, you can now have them as lush and leafy additions to your own Urban Jungle.

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