60. Marcelo

60. Marcelo

“Once a day I like to mist them and that’s the time I check every single one.”

@celojp

Marcelo Paixão, 27, Brazilian

Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Biotechnologist

Favourites: I love my orchids! They grow slowly and I love finding new shoots and flower stems every now and then. It’s always a nice surprise. I also enjoy my Rubber plant and ZZ plant.

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59. Gergely

59. Gergely

“I often switch the position of the plants during winter time to maximise the light potential.”

@eliotparke

Gergely Nemeth, 29, Hungarian/German

Berlin, Germany

Art historian, Photographer-to-be

Favourites: Cercestis mirabilis, Alocasia frydek, Begonia venosa and Philodendron gloriosum

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58. Jonathan

58. Jonathan

“Every morning after coffee I turn on some music, lately it’s been Motown classics, and do my plant routine.”

@jonnyill

Jonathan Strickland, 36, American

North Hollywood, California, USA

Freelance Sound Engineer

Favourites: Calathea warscewiczii, Silver Pothos and Dumb Cane

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57. Joshua

57. Joshua

“Caring for my plants helps with keeping my mental health in check as life pressures can be very stressful.”

@joshuaplants_

Joshua Housley, 26, British

Battersea, London, United Kingdom

Account Manager (sales)

Favourites: My favourite plants are definitely my Ficus elastica and Monstera deliciosa, mostly because these were my first ever plants and I have had them a good few years now. I fell further in love with them after having seen their natural beauty in the wild.

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56. Delonte

56. Delonte

“Watching my three year old light up when she sees our plants growing is such a great feeling!”

@plantmeplants

Delonte Harrison, 26, African American

Washington, DC, USA

Chef

Favourites: Peruvian apple cactus and Philodendron selloum, but pretty much all cacti and big leaf plants!

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55. Justin

55. Justin

“Be honest about your environment and ability to care for your plants before bringing them into your space.”

@the.mindful.manny

Justin Hoyng, 29, American

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Manny and Home Organizer

Favourites: The majority of my 85 plant-children were adopted into the family via clippings from friends or by me saving a plant left on someones stoop. While many of those plants are not the most visually ‘unique’ or ‘original’, they all have a ‘unique’ story beyond the foliage that is special to me – plus they were ZERO DOLLARS! Those are my favorite plants – Pam, Carolyn, Giancarla, Irena – the ones that tell a story. And are literally priceless!

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54. Keaton

54. Keaton

“Don’t beat yourself up over killing plants, we all do it! We grow, we kill, we learn!”

@vardengardens

Keaton Varden, 20, Cambodian

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

Student

Favourites: I’m a definitely a lover of all plants, but cacti have always been my favorite. I just love the wide variety and uniqueness of every single one of them.

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52. Paul

52. Paul

“I’m constantly moving around plants depending on the day and the type of picture I want to take, haha!”

@plantmepaul

Paul Thompson, 34, El Salvadoran

New York, NY, USA

Chemistry teacher

Favourites: My favorite plants are my Monstera deliciosa, Sansevieria samurai, and Tillandsia xerographica. They’re all unique in their own respect, low maintenance, and visually appealing.

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51. William

51. William

“Although I am a 6th generation Arizonan I am not a lover of cacti (I know, I know, sorry).”

@a.planted.life

William, 34, American

Arizona, United States

Graphic Designer

Favourites:

My most treasured plants are the heirlooms that have been passed down to me. One of them has been in the family for 6 generations.

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