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Need advice on displaying your houseplants? An expert answered.

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Eli Manekin, designer and founder of Loop Living, answered your questions about decorating with and displaying houseplants on Thursday. Manekin, who is based in Israel, started her 7-year-old online company to help consumers grow plants easily and beautifully. She started her company when creating a home for her family after she had her first child. “Plants were not just pretty accessories,” she says. “They were living breathing beings with their own language that I had to master.”

Here are some of the questions she answered:

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Helen Carefoot, writer and editorial aide for the Lifestyle section, produced this Q&A.