Millennials are filling their homes — and the void in their hearts — with houseplants

By Lavanya Ramanathan
September 7, 2017

Perhaps it’s better to focus on the ‘Gram. Like the account Boys With Plants, which is basically what it sounds like: bougainvillea porn.

Carter is a three-time Boys With Plants, er, boy. When his girlfriend, Fiona, spies him on the account, “she likes to send it to all her girlfriends,” he says.

She’s proud of him, right?

Well, she is, but as for the rest of them . . .

“I know,” he sighs resignedly, “they’re just making fun of me.”