Plant Photography

Plant Photography

Secrets of Plant Photography for Social Media

You don’t need expensive cameras and lighting equipment to take the perfect shot for Instagram. Here are six tips and tricks on how to get the most out or your smart phone camera when composing a great plant picture.

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Misting…?

Misting…?

Should you mist your plants?


Dominik Šperka gets to the bottom of the controversy.

Most of the plants that we keep inside come from the areas that generally have higher humidity than our houses or apartments can provide. So naturally, it makes sense to mist the hell out of them, doesn’t it…? (more…)

Prescribing Plants

Prescribing Plants

Plants make people happy: the evidence!

We are a society of optimizers.

We pay for doctors, therapists, nutritionists, and meditation teachers to improve our health and mental well-being. We work with life coaches, read self-help books, and watch educational videos on YouTube to maximize our productivity and unlock our creativity. We even do yoga with goats on our backs to relieve stress and put a smile on our face.

The search for a happier, healthier, more productive, better way of life is a never-ending quest, and we continually compartmentalize and outsource our well-being to experts who claim to have the answers. But no matter how many specialists we see, there is no magic pill that will make us healthier, improve our happiness, reduce our stress, and enhance our lives… but what about a plant? (more…)