Too Hot in the Garden? Hang with the House Plants By Dan Gill • Aug 9, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Lemon thyme Credit Wikimedia Commons Successfully growing house plants starts with understanding their needs. House plants contribute to the interior decor, but they are not furniture, and they are not knick-knacks. They are alive! Listen Listening... / 4:09 Related Program: Bayou Garden Tags: house plantsView the discussion thread.