What is Biophilia?

What is Biophilia?

The term biophilia is actually Greek for “love of living things” and became popularized by a Harvard biologist named Edward O. Wilson. Wilson wrote...

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Why We Love Plant Mamas

Why We Love Plant Mamas

Plant mamas are the best because just like our own moms, everyone can be one regardless of gender. Sustaining plant life is a bit different than ra...

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Why the clay pot?

Why the clay pot?

We have all been there, standing before heaving shelves of glossy ceramics, fluted concrete and ridged terracotta in endless shapes, sizes and pat...

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The Superiority of Plants

The Superiority of Plants

We often call ourselves plant caretakers. We bring young shoots into our homes or prepare garden beds outside, supplying them with fresh water, nu...

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Plants are for Lovers

Plants are for Lovers

The caretaking habits we form around our houseplants mirror how we take care of our hearts, loving ourselves not as an afterthought or a metaphor b...

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Why Plants Make You Happy

Why Plants Make You Happy

The practice of collecting and caring for indoor plants is enjoying a revival but there’s nothing new about the human impulse to keep houseplants. ...

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How to Mount a Staghorn Fern

The staghorn fern stands out in any room as a majestic piece of living art. Equally rugged and elegant, it lends a modern feel and textural depth t...

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