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Now that the summer holidays are over and we are going back to school and work, the eternal sandwich making also starts again. While in many countries a hot meal at noon is the standard, in the Netherlands it is very common to have sandwiches topped with sausage, cheese or peanut butter. We can imagine that the eternal peanut butter sandwich will disappoint you after a week and those sandwiches often end up in the trash while you let yourself be convinced to order something in the cafeteria again. This is of course a great waste, not only of the sandwiches but also of the money spent. Would you like to upgrade your lunchbox by filling it with something more original than those sandwiches? Then the PlantHome is your best friend!
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Everyone knows that plants need light to grow. You have probably noticed that that one houseplant in the corner of the room is no longer so beautifully green and is letting its leaves hang more and more. So there is a good chance that that plant needs a little more light! 
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The new school year has started again, which also means that the daily routine with work, school, sports and household chores has started again. Something that often falls short as the days get busier again is cooking a fresh and healthy meal, as it often takes longer than putting an unhealthy meal on the table. We can imagine that growing your own greens and herbs is not high on your list of priorities during this period. Because that takes a lot of time, doesn’t it? But nothing could be further from the truth! By growing with our PlantHome you ensure that, even if you have little time, you always have a healthy addition to your meals. Unlike maintaining a vegetable garden, growing with the PlantHome hardly takes time. But how is that possible? We explain that to you below!

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Your fresh herbs probably have a permanent place in the kitchen and you use them while cooking or to make a delicious herbal tea. But did you know that you can also use your fresh herbs in your daily care?  For example, you can use certain herbs to make a facial cleanser, but other herbs are suitable to use in a delicious hair mask. This way you don’t only have another use for your fresh herbs, but you are also sure that your care products are 100% natural and don’t contain any preservatives or artificial fragrances! Below we explain which herbs are suitable for use in personal care products and what their specific functions are.
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You must have noticed when visiting our web shop: at Own Greens we have a wide range of plant cups and plant pads with which you can grow different types of vegetables and herbs. In addition to the well-known varieties such as basil, lettuce, and mint, we also sell plant cups with which you can grow lesser-known varieties such as licorice plant, Thai basil, and sage. We can imagine that with all those options you can no longer see the forest for the trees or decide to safely choose the varieties you already know. However, our lesser-known varieties are definitely worth a try, so we’ve put together some tips on how to use them in this blog.
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