Looking for a fun and unique hobby to fill the time? Well, in that case, have you considered growing your own plants?
Growing and taking care of plants is an activity that can benefit both your body and mind. And, another thing that doesn't matter is what age you are. Taking care of plants is not something that has an age limit.
And, do you know what else doesn't limit you? The amount of time you wish to spend taking care of your plant. Let's talk more about that:
Is Plant Care Time-Consuming?
Plant care can be a bit time-consuming. But, here's the good news: it doesn't always need to be.
One good side of having a plant is that you can either choose one that requires a lot of attention. Or instead, you can get a plant that requires minimal to no maintenance.
Plants come in all shapes sizes and colors. You can choose between many different species. This can lead you to a lot of options.
People who prefer needy plants could get a Calathea, Orchid, or many other plants that are both beautiful and delicate.
On the other hand, people who like plants that don't require too much attention also have a lot of options to choose from. They can choose a Spider Plant, Pothos, or the amazing Succulents.
And, if you are looking for plants that need no attention, then you can get some faux plants. Yes, faux plants are indeed fake. But, it's highly unlikely that you or anyone else would notice that.
Faux plants can also live longer than natural plants. However, they also don't give the same type of mental and physical benefits that you would get by taking care of a natural plant.
What are the mental and physical benefits? Here, we'll explain:
The Mental and Physical Benefits of Growing a Plant
As you're probably gathered by now, growing a plant has a lot of mental and physical benefits.
Some of the mental benefits include:
- Improving your mood
- Relieving your stress
- Keeping you more attentive
- Boosting your self-esteem
Generally speaking, most of us are a lot happier when we're around plants. That's because plants can turn our environment into a more positive place to be in.
Plants release oxygen, which can clean the air of any harmful toxins. This is how they help in improving both our mental and physical state.
Speaking of our physical state, one of the biggest health benefits that plants have is the fact that they help us stay in shape.
If you're someone who doesn't get enough exercise, then having to take care of plants (particularly outdoor plants) can help.
Plants that require lots of attention need you to take care of them multiple times a week. That sort of activity can be really good for your physical state, especially if you own more than one plant.
Love for Plants
So, are you ready to show off your love for plants? We, at TUILLY, may help you realize why growing plants is so beneficial.
And, you might not only learn a lot about plants but also get a chance to connect with a plant-loving community, filled with people who share your love for plants.