I don’t remember having houseplants growing up. My mom was a single parent to five children, so I’m sure taking care of one more thing — even something as simple as a plant — was not a priority. And since we often replicate our childhood homes, I didn’t think about having houseplants when I set up house. A few times after visiting the home of someone who had lots of houseplants, I would become inspired and run out and buy one for my own home. Then I would forget…