“I’m constantly moving around plants depending on the day and the type of picture I want to take, haha!”
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.
“I keep my plants hanging, elevated, or use aversion tactics, like with tin foil, to deter my cats from becoming curious and hungry.”
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…)
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…)
“We use the heater a lot which makes the air dry and tropical plants don’t like it.”
“Think of plants as your significant other, you either keep them happy or they kick your butt.”
“For shinier leaves, especially for plants with big ones, I first clean them with a cloth and then rub them with the inside of banana peels.”
“Plants represent a real therapy for me that can alleviate many negative aspects of everyday life.”
“Whatever your mood, treat your plants with the tenderness and the love you felt the very first day you got them.”