Bad Housekeeping: The Magazine For Women Who Couldn't Care Less
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"Good morning. Fen, Boscage, Bracken & Spinney."
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"I thought you said it wouldn't need much attention."
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Annuals - Perennials - Eternals
Max P. and The Whole Ball Of Wax
"Waitress's Day Off""
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"I'd better bring in my plants."
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"It's time to split the Hosta funkia!"
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"It's an orchid."
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"Oops! There goes another rubber-tree plant!"
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"You can tell when people don't have pets, because they start to look like their plants."
Water the hydrangeas twice a week and trim as needed. The bromeliad only needs to be high-fives on Saturday, but you can give it high and low fives anytime you have a spare moment. Just, whatever you do, don't give it a "too slow" or it will turn inward and begin shutting down.
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"Maureen Alsop is leaving her magnolia, and her delphinium and her cats with us this weekend."
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"Thanks, R.B., but I prefer to stand."
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"I find watering the plants in the middle of a conversation helps me keep my mind of what you're saying."
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"May I remind you that our prenuptial agreement called for me to take the plants?"
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"That's so cool how they convert carbon dioxide to oxygen."
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"Cheery little flowers, saying good night, saying good morning!"
"I did have plants, but they were so needy."
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"Would you see to old Peterson? He's in the philodendron again."
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"That tree doesn't belong in this room."
"Aphids on the heliotrope!"
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"This one looks as though it could use a little nurturing."
"My Chilean monkey flower is just sitting there doing nothing."
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