Be my Valentine!
With tomorrow being Valentine's Day. I have been thinking about how special days like this have perhaps been taken over by consumerism.
While I do not think there is anything wrong with giving gifts to that special person in your life, I really would like to encourage people to think carefully when choosing a token of affection.
Rather than add to the planet's increasing plastic pollution problem, why not buy your Valentine a plant?
There are many indoor plants that have beautiful heart-shaped leaves that may just do the trick, including String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii), Heart-leafed Philodendron (Philodendron cordatum), Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) plus more!
Speaking about love, I adore anthuriums. Anthurium andraeanum, or the Flamingo Flower, would make a lovely gift. It has bright-red spathes that resemble hearts. Stunning!
What's not to like about this beautiful indoor plant, I ask you? Hint, hint ... ;)
Happy Valentine's Day everyone xxx