Is it just me, or does it seem like everyone has an indoor garden these days?
Houseplant sections at hardware stores are constantly sold out. Every few scrolls on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, I see another work-from-home space decked out with more flora than a greenhouse. My friends have another potted pal to show off every time we video call.
And, well, maybe they’re onto something.
Not only does keeping a houseplant make your space look great – but caring for one comes with a score of physical and mental health benefits, like:
- Reducing stress
- Helping you sleep better
- Purifying the air
- Boosting your mood
- Increasing your productivity and help mitigate screen fatigue
- Sharpening your focus
Keeping a houseplant is like having a pet – except it’s way easier to care for, it smells good all the time and it actually keeps your space cleaner.
Caring for plants at home is great for you and your indoor environment. But, with dozens of varieties to choose from, picking the right kind of plant can be a challenge. So, we’ve put together a super simple quiz about your space, lifestyle and habits to help you find the best-fit flora for you!
Answer the questions in the quiz below and we’ll tell you which houseplant is right for you. However, please make sure to do some research of your own before making your final decision – some houseplant varieties may be toxic to pets and young children.
Houseplants are great – but nothing beats the real thing. Experience the great outdoors this summer with the help of the Humber Arboretum.