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  • Keeping Plants Alive When You’re On Vacation

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    Ever go on vacation and come back to dead plants? Wish that neighbor who was watching your dog could have watered them? Here's a tip: Create your own green house! Be sure to read this article on our Facebook Page too, and remember to click the "Like"

    When you're planning a vacation, it's always difficult to figure out what to do with your plants while you're away, especially if it's a short trip. To keep your plants from drying out, DIY blog Secret Tips of The Yumiverse suggests you make a small greenhouse out of a plastic bag.

    The premise here is that my enclosing the plant, it will work similar to a greenhouse and keep the moisture inside. You'll need to make some poles first, they suggest using bamboo, to ensure the bag doesn't touch the plant, then you'll seal the whole thing together with a rubber band at the base. Check out Secret Tips of the Yumiverse below for a few other ideas, including using diapers as sidewall sealant and a guide for your own watering system.

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