Tag: #PlantsMakePeopleHappy

by Fergie McGuire - 9 months ago

How to Grow Your Love?

Ahhhhhh…. It’s that time of the year again! You start seeing hearts and roses popping up in store aisles and windows everywhere. February – the official time to celebrate love. Why not skip roses and celebrate it with our Sweetheart Hoya this year?!...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Lauren Miranda, Studio Manager at Jesse Kamm

We are so happy to introduce you to Lauren Miranda from our tastemaker series. We first stumbled upon Lauren from an apartment tour Youtube video her friend, Christine, shot. We immediately fell in love with her plant collection (not to mention her...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Marimo 101

The name Marimo (毬藻, Aegagropila linnaei) originated from Japanese botanist Tatsuhiko Kawakami: 毬 ‘mari’ = ball and 藻 ‘mo’ = generic term for aquatic plants! The Marimo ‘Moss’ Ball, as it’s commonly called, is not moss at all – but a freshwater,...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Our Favorite Air-Purifying Houseplants

Indoor plants don’t just look good, they make us feel good mentally and physically, too. Studies have shown indoor plants: Boost mood, productivity, concentration and creativity Reduce stress, fatigue, sore throats and colds Clean indoor air by ab...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Laura Serventi, Painter and illustrator, @art_n_people

For our latest installment of our tastemaker series, we want to introduce you to Laura Serventi. We first encountered Laura’s work on Instagram and we were blown away. Laura’s amazing use of vibrant colors and plant-inspired intricate artwork captur...

by Fergie McGuire - 10 months ago

Meet Poinsettias (and know them once and for all)

You have seen it every year. It represents the happiest and jolliest time of the year. It is particularly well known for its red foliage. It is widely used in Christmas displays (huge giveaway), but no, it is not a flower. Ok..fine, meet Poinsettias...

by Fergie McGuire - 11 months ago

Winter Plant Care

As the seasons change, so too do your plant’s needs. Indoor plants are affected by outdoor changes. In this article, we’re talking about all things winter and how you should care for your plants when the temperature dips below freezing. More Sunlig...

by Fergie McGuire - 11 months ago

Jesse Goldfarb, Plant Artist, @teenytinyterra

Our newest installment in our Tastemaker series features Canada-based plant artists – Jesse Goldfarb, aka @teenytinyterra! We came across his whimsical terrariums that he builds and wanted to know more about where his inspiration comes from. Check o...

by Fergie McGuire - 11 months ago

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

Last Tuesday we had the honor to attend The New York Botanical Garden’s press preview for their annual Holiday Train Show. It was the perfect activity to do when the freezing temperatures are about to set in, and we’re all struggling to accept the l...