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It's easy being green ... if you ask for a little help. Follow the helpful experts of Till Plant Co. on Facebook for daily plant-care tips as well as photos of their current stock and a schedule of their pop-ups, where you can purchase a perfect little specimen for your plant-loving friend. They'll also patiently answer questions and help diagnose any ailments your little green pals might experience: "We're always happy to help people find their green thumb, even if it's not a plant we sold them." Just message them on Facebook for consultation (

click to enlarge Hemleva enamel pins at the Heavy - PHOTO BY JESSICA BRYCE YOUNG
  • photo by Jessica Bryce Young
  • Hemleva enamel pins at the Heavy

Porch Therapy at East End Market ( and the Heavy ( are the current It spots for fashionably leafy apparel – both for the plant and the proud plant parent (pots, vases and enamel pins aplenty). If your recipient is more of a spiky sort, the Florida Cactus nursery (2542 Peterson Road, Apopka, 407-886-1833) offers a gigantic selection of succulents at shockingly low-for-retail prices.

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