Bringing Nature Indoors: Houseplants
September 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Houseplants are not new indoor companions; they’ve only just experienced a dramatic resurgence during a global pandemic. In this session, you’ll learn more about our history with them, and the important ways in which they help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, while also building emotional health. Partaking in indoor plant care helps individuals to build confidence, pride, social connections, and a type of satisfaction in accomplishing goals. Growing plants indoors boosts creativity, it can help to improve mood, while at the same time, reducing stress. In addition to tips on care, and different and unusual types of plants, this session will cover how to deal with pests, disease and other problems that can come your way. With more renters and homeowners living in smaller urban spaces as our cities grow and property values increase, it’s important to include indoor gardening as more of a priority for healthy well-being.