Houseplant sales have been skyrocketing since 2015, and that was even before we were all confined to our homes for months on end due to a public health crisis.
In the United States, sales have surged almost 50 percent to $1.7 billion between 2016 and 2019, according to the National Gardening Association cited by Bloomberg.
The popularization of a hobby leads to an increase in consumption, and often this comes at a price. This post covers 12 tips on how to make your houseplant-keeping hobby more sustainable.
For a little bit of glamour or a little bit of goth, here are some black houseplants for every mood.
For the fans who live and breath sports, Pittsburgh is the city of the Steelers.
For Harry Potter lovers and Hogwarts-heads, Pittsburgh is all about the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, a place where Harry himself could have strolled through … had he ever bothered to travel to Pennsylvania. If your last name is Carnegie, Pittsburgh is the city upon which your loaded ancestors bestowed a part of their fortune.
For me, Pittsburgh is all about Phipps, the place where I found solace amid the anxiety of moving and trying to find myself again.
Ah, we’re already starting to dream of summer here.
Summer, the season when you can almost hear the whoosh of leases being ended, the rattle of cardboard boxes, and the jingle of moving van keys in your pocket.
For any houseplant lover with nary a permanent residence, the thought of moving the precious green cargo sends chills and cold sweat down the spine. Here are our best tips for a successful move for plant parents.
Bonn is beautiful! And I’m not just saying that because you can buy cheap Haribos in bulk there. Bonn is the birthplace of Beethoven and, yes, Haribos. But it’s also a relatively compact city with a good ratio of green spaces to concrete – at least for a German urban center. And the most gorgeous green oasis you’ll find in the city is the botanical garden at the University of Bonn.
A post about the new advertising campaign at the Sydney Botanical Garden: Imagine a world with no plants.
We may not heed the appeal to “save the bees”, but almost everyone I know can get behind the “save coffee” slogan. (Yes, even the weirdos drinking decaf, although their fist bumping might lack the energy.)
Visiting Cologne is like visiting with your extended family at Christmas. It’s hectic, chaotic, and you’re bound to feel overwhelmed at some point. But you’ll be happy you did it, and you’ll want to hang out again when the next opportunity arises. This calm oasis in the middle of the city will be a welcome respite on your next trip.
There are many ways in which the historic city of Delft will tempt you, should you find yourself sojourning through the lowlands. You can create your own pottery in an authentic Delft Blue porcelain factory; you can stroll through the same streets as painter Johannes Vermeer did in the seventeenth century; and you will definitely wonder at the leaning tower of the fourteenth century Old Church and the Renaissance-style City Hall. But don't forget to add this green oasis to your travel list.
Blog post about the ways in which sharing a common passion for houseplants can help bring a community together.
If you’ve ever thought about going into project management, you’ve probably heard that you need to get a certification. But what about online project management? In this post, we walk you through the steps to decide whether you need a PM certification or not when you're working online.
A short guide to what you should keep in mind before you visit Europe's largest tulip garden - Keukenhof (in the Netherlands).
Marketing, research, sales, paperwork, networking – it’s a never-ending balancing act for a realtor trying to fit all of these must-dos in a single work week. Here's how bringing a specialized real estate virtual assistant on board will boost your business and free up some of your time.