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Fill a foyer with plants

Carol-san shared her photos of a smart use of space: her home has a less-than functional space in this passageway. Happily, she's made the best of it by greening up the space with lots of indirect-light-loving plants.

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Gothic garden planning: 5 black blooms worth braving the sun for

As I dove into garden-planning season, I came across this breathtaking flower: the Black Parrot tulip. Now, I know it's too late to plant tulips, but that doesn't stop me from fantasizing about these.

Happily, the Black Parrot led me down a rabbit hole of other dark plants — the kind of vegetation that might convince even the palest of goths to slather on sunscreen and get into the garden.