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WGLT's Grow: Why The Houseplant Scene Is Flourishing

Courtesy Elizabeth Feathers

You've heard of "dog moms." Now get ready for "plant parents." More people are discovering their green thumb, as interior design and social media trends expose people to beautiful flora in all shapes and sizes. House plant enthusiasts say it's about more than aesthetics: plants provide their own form of companionship.

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Dana Vollmer is a reporter with WGLT. Dana previously covered the state Capitol for NPR Illinois and Peoria for WCBU.