plant week

Welcome to Plant Week

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You may remember that July at the Strategist was Dupes Week, when we investigated products like an incredibly Le Creuset–like cast-iron casserole dish, endorsed a just-as-good alternative to a (gut-wrenchingly expensive) status hair mask, and queried: What is the best alternative to a Peloton?

This week, we welcome you to Plant Week, which we’re devoting to all things green, leafy, and occasionally carbon-dioxide processing (we have a soft spot for a decent faux ficus). We’ve spoken to plant-shop proprietors about the best plants for beginners, surveyed cat owners about cat-proofing your houseplants, and polled discerning gardeners (including a Royal Ballet soloist) about their favourite secateurs. So whether you’re a nascent balcony gardener or a seasoned propagator, stick around: We’re sure we’ll have something with which to delight you.

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Welcome to Plant Week