3 pagan holidays you should know as a gardener and why

Many pagan faiths are rooted in their connection with the earth, since they were largely practised in periods which spanned from the time of hunter-gatherer societies to the establishment of agrarian societies, and then declined (albeit slowly) as people settled in large cities and as Christianity rose to prominence in the Roman empire over theContinue reading “3 pagan holidays you should know as a gardener and why”

5 ways to be more sustainable in your indoor gardening

Today, my new plants that I mentioned in my post on the how to help plants recover after shipping arrived. As promised, I’ve put the photos of the Philodendron birkin and the Monstera deliciosa at the end of the post. As usual, I am not being paid to provide links to their websites in myContinue reading “5 ways to be more sustainable in your indoor gardening”

Houseplants and mental health

Any indoor gardener will tell you that growing houseplants does wonders for their psyche. Indeed, from a purely evolutionary perspective, it makes sense that living among greenery would improve our mental health: It assures us that our surroundings are home to a thriving ecosystem that can sustain our dietary needs. However, beyond this, is thereContinue reading “Houseplants and mental health”