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A typical housplant.

Beating winter blues with houseplants

Edited from the Yard and Garden Line News, a publication by the University of Minnesota Extension Service

From eNews, January 8, 2004

When the holidays are over and the last decorations are packed away, even the most inviting rooms can seem a little drab. Why not brighten your favorite room with a new houseplant or two? University of Minnesota gardening expert Deb Brown offers some tips on buying plants during this bone-chilling season.