Did you Know That It Is Nationwide Indoor Plant Week? Are You Celebrating?


It’s the third week of September and it’s time to have fun Nationwide Indoor Plant Week! In fact, I have fun daily and suppose everybody ought to have just a few of their houses and places of work. Throughout this week in 2012, I gave a plant to my daughter for her desk at her workplace. It has been confirmed that crops within the office add significantly to the productiveness of the employees, enhancing their moods, and reducing sick days.

Silver satin pothos

Sorry for the blurry image……the plant is repotted and able to go to the workplace

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree
Even after complaining concerning the jungle ambiance right here after they have been younger, now each of my daughters have quite a few crops of their houses. Since they’ve been surrounded by them since beginning, I don’t suppose they might really feel at residence with out some. They each do a terrific job of maintaining them alive and thriving and I inform them it’s of their blood. 


The plant on the best way to the workplace


Sitting on her desk

A Houseplant for Everybody

There’s a houseplant on the market for each individual and for each residence. There are selections for low gentle, medium, and excessive gentle and the secret is discovering the one that matches the circumstances you have got in your house. Don’t purchase a cactus or succulent in case you solely have a north window. If in case you have an unimpeded south or west window with tons of solar, don’t place a spathiphyllum lily or a fern there until you propose on hanging a sheer curtain. Attempt to match the plant to the sunshine you have got and the care you can provide it so your plant will likely be wholesome and thriving and you may be a contented plant dad or mum. 

Boston fern

My heirloom fern within the east window

Grandma’s Vegetation

I got here by my love of houseplants by way of my mother and grandma. Mother had a fern, which I’ve a chunk of (see above) and have had for 36 years and I now personal her fern, as effectively. Learn extra about her fern right here. It was given to her in 1957 by my Nice-Grandma Eldred at her bridal bathe.  My Grandma Baldwin and  Grandma Eldred all the time had African violets in bloom and leaves rooting in water in child meals jars to make extra. Grandma Eldred additionally had ferns, amaryllis, bromeliads, grape ivy, and a croton. I clearly got here by my love of houseplants naturally.

African violets on windowsill

My grandma’s violets on her East window sill

Houseplants are Remedy

Houseplants have been touted as being remedy, and I really imagine it. My favourite factor to do is re-pot houseplants as a result of it’s enjoyable, and it makes me extraordinarily joyful. (My husband needs fewer crops would make me joyful…..)

Plants as Therapy

Vegetation as Remedy by Elvin McDonald

Throughout Nationwide Indoor Plant Week exit and purchase a home plant and see if it doesn’t make you happier. Are you celebrating Nationwide Indoor Plant Week? 

Have a terrific plant-filled week, plant associates!