Bring a taste of the outdoors into your house by getting a houseplant! This is a holiday that proves you don't need a backyard to enjoy the benefits of having plants in your life. There are tons of studies that prove keeping plants in your house can help improve your mental health, so get planting! This holiday was started by The Gardener's Network to encourage people to keep indoor plants during the cold winter months. So take that Christmas tree down and put some new plants up!
The 2019 Garden Trends Report said that 30 percent of all households are buying one plant per year; spending on average $500 per year.
Weird facts about indoor plants
Most houseplants come from the tropics
Growing houseplants started in ancient times
Houseplants remove air pollution and allergens
Indoor plants reduce stress and boost productivity
Plants reduce noise pollution
Plants balance out humidity and boost your complexion
Plants like music
Ways to Celebrate Houseplant Appreciation Day
Get a new plant
Name your plants
Talk to them and play them music
Feed them fancy plant food aka plant fertilizer
Buy your plants new pots and repot them if needed
There could be an exhaustive list of plants you could buy, but here are a few that you won’t kill so easily: a Pothos Plant, a Peace Lily, and an Umbrella Plant (Schefflera Arboricola).
So whether you like plastic plants or the real ones, go spend the day around all the things that are green.