The Best Plants for Dark Apartments

We all know that plants need sunlight to grow. So, what can you do if your apartment gets very little light during the day hours? Luckily, there are many houseplants that thrive with indirect sun or even in full shade. Adding a few houseplants brings in beauty, texture and good energy into your apartment—and it’s easy to do! Here are some of the best plants for your dark apartment.

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Snake plant
This easy-care houseplant has sword-like (or snake-like!) straight leaves and comes in a variety of sizes. Snake plants thrive in […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

6 Tips for Easier Recycling at Home

Depending where you live, recycling at home can make a substantial difference to the environment for future generations. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the recycling average is right under 30 percent nation-wide. Recycling at your apartment is a great way individuals can make a difference on both a local and global scale.

Here are six tips for easy recycling at home so you can kick start your efforts and improve our planet for the better.
Tip #1: Sorting
Check into your city’s recycling policies to see what items can be recycled and how to go about doing it. Some cities need you to […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

Spending the Day at Seattle’s Green Lake

Green Lake is one of Seattle’s most beloved parks. The lake was formed by the Vashon Glacial Ice Sheet 50,000 years ago and is now a natural preserve for hundreds of species of trees, plants, birds and water life.

Located less than 4 miles west of our apartments in Ballard at AMLI Mark24, you will find Green Lake, Woodland Park and the adjacent Woodland Park Zoo. Enjoy the vast green space, go on a walk or spend the day on the water. Here’s everything you can do while spending the day at Seattle’s Green Lake.
Long walks
Green Lake is known for its three-mile paved […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

What to See at the Dallas World Aquarium

Nothing compares to the beauty of our world’s underwater ecosystem. There are only a few ways to explore the depths of our oceans, and even less that can be seen without a wetsuit. Exploring on land, like at the Dallas World Aquarium, located in the historic West End District of downtown Dallas, is a great way to see sea creatures of all shapes and sizes.

Just over one mile south of our apartments in Uptown Dallas at AMLI Quadrangle, The Dallas World Aquarium is where you will find all the wonder of under sea exploration. Extraordinary exhibits and fascinating marine life are just the beginning […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

The Simplest, Smartest Laundry Hack you Must Try

Drying clothes in your apartment can be a pain. You don’t have a big backyard to put up a clothesline and hang items out to dry. We all have thin or fragile clothing items that we wouldn’t dare put in a dryer machine. Or maybe you don’t have a dryer at all. Whatever your clothes-drying situation happens to be, we have a fantastic laundry day hack that will get your clothes dry fast, avoid damage and shrinking and that’s friendly to our planet.

Drying racks are one of the smartest laundry tools you must try! There are a number of compact drying racks available that will save […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments
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