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All Plant Collectors Should Know These 7 Ways To Fight Plant Poaching
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1. Research your plant before you buy. If you scroll through some plant Instagram feeds, there’s a never-ending stream of people showing off their rare plants, detailing the conditions they keep them in, and unboxing new arrivals. In doing this, plant collectors have demonstrated that their collections are well worth the time, energy, and money they put into them. So what’s a little more research before you buy? If you are capable of doing the work to find out a plant’s light requirements, water needs, ideal potting mix, and where to get it, you can put that same energy into...