Houseplant Appreciation Day

It’s January 10th and that means it’s Houseplant Appreciation Day!

Since I started obsessively buying houseplants a few years ago, I’ve brought my total up to around 50. In that time, yes, some have died from neglect, but most have survived, been re-potted, and placed in various locations about our cottage. They receive frequent compliments from guests and they give me a lot of joy. Sometimes when the telly is boring I find myself gazing at the greenery. It’s fun to try to spot the Calathea move.

I’ve written about house plants and their benefits before so I won’t recap. This post is really intended as a photo gallery of the house plants I currently have and to introduce my latest additions:

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Maidenhair fern

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So how to celebrate houseplant day? It seems appropriate to give them a water and a little feed. I use Baby Bio House Plant Fertilizer. Or you could be a great friend and give a gift of a house plant?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ficus
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9 thoughts on “Houseplant Appreciation Day

    1. Aloe vera is a good bedside table plant as it’s supposed to help aid sleep. It also requires very little maintenance which is always handy. Peace lily is a great purifier (who doesn’t want clean air in the bedroom) but is toxic to cats & dogs. Spider plants are great anywhere indoors but particular good in the bedroom as they are great air purifiers as well, and they take barely any maintenance.

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