Houseplants aren’t only for decorations—they’re good for you, too
Photo: Happy Houseplants
Lots of young adults are looking for affordable and low maintenance camaraderie because many are postponing marriage, having children and even adopting pets. In this plight houseplants have answered the query. According to the National Gardening Survey, gardening house holds were once dominated by baby boomers but now 18 - 34 year olds make up almost 30% of this demographic.
Check out Instagram if you need to verify our findings. The hashtag #plantparenthood has 1.5+ million posts, alone. And, a quick search for #planttok unearths more than 2 billion videos.
Here are a few places to shop for plants in Atlanta to get you growing:
Shop for Houseplants at The Front Porch Market of Vinings
The Front Porch Market of Vinings
For house plants like birds nest ferns, fiddle leaf figs, mini-orchids and mood moss, check out this tiny shop nestled right in Vinings. The Colonial House of Flowers delivers weekly botanical compositions to this shop that make great gifts!
Go here for big statement plants like birds of paradise and large calatheas, and check out this adorable shop inside the Goat Farm.
Varnish & Vine
Plant people unite and head to this College Park shop for unusual cactus cuttings—think small and large Peruvian apples—plus prepotted cacti. You'll also find ficus and monsteras at this shop in metro Atlanta.
Visit PlantHouse Decatur for a plant based experience
Offering a mix of houseplants and ceramic planters this shop also hosts an abundance of classes and workshops on everything from DIY terrariums to dried floral arrangements to bonsai. PlantHouse Decatur also offers a potting service. It's like a plant curiosity shop and plant school all in one!
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