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How To Remove Scale on Houseplants

Clean as a whistle, this is how you want your houseplants to look when you bring them inside for winter.

Clean as a whistle, this is how you want your houseplants to look when you bring them inside for winter.

Confession: I’m not a big fan of housekeeping around the house, but for some reason I don’t mind doing a little Suzie Homemaker-ing for my plants. Case in point, I’ve been bringing in my houseplants for the winter, and noticed that a favorite ivy plant looked a bit iffy, with some yellow spots. Close inspection discovered a small brown bump on one of the  leaves. Ack! Scale!

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