THE PLANT PEOPLE®


DANESSY (@YOURLOCALPLANTMOM) - QUEENS, NY

"Being a plant person is very rewarding because we receive oxygen and we give them carbon dioxide, it’s a never-ending cycle."

SUMMER RAYNE OAKES (@HOMESTEADBROOKLYN) - BROOKLYN, NY

"My mission in life is to help connect people back to nature."

JOHN VERDERY (@CITYPLANTZ) - NEW YORK, NY

"I am good at watering. Even though I am keen on under-watering I have a trick that works really well."

DARRYL CHENG (@HOUSEPLANTJOURNAL) - TORONTO, CANADA

"I teach what I call a plant-centered approach to houseplant care."

ANNA (@GREENFLAMINGO_ANNA) - SHIPLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK

"I love the community and friends... I love watching them grow and flourish."

LIZ (@TALKSTOPLANTS) - NEW JERSEY

"I really love the plant community, sharing tips tricks and plants! I have had to opportunity to connect with plant people all over the world."...

NAOMI (@NAOMIPLANTER) - PORTLAND, OR

"I started collecting plants because I'd lost my community, and I gained one I never expected in the process." 

ALESSIA (@APARTMENTBOTANIST) - NEW YORK, NY

"I enjoy the fact that when people come and visit my apartment they are most likely seeing a plant they’ve never seen."

HANNAH FROM CAMP DAVID (@THECAMPDAVID) - BROOKLYN, NY

"Have them meet other plants. Make playlists for them."

LINDSAY (@ALLTHEPLANTBABIES) - OAK PARK, IL

"I inherited the crazy plant person gene from my father."

CHRISTOPHER (@PLANTKWEEN) - BROOKLYN, NY

"I think the plant people community is a very friendly, curious and nurturing one."

LORE (@MIN_LOR) - GHENT, BELGIUM

"It’s very relaxing taking care of my plants and watching them grow." 

HONG-AH (@MYHAPPYHOUSEPLANT) - WASHINGTON DC

"Don’t get discouraged and give up. Ask questions, do your research, and be patient."

ESTELA (@PLANTIFULABODE) - HUNTINGTON, NY

"We couldn’t imagine living in a space without plants like we used to in the city."

BRITTANY (@IHAVETHISTHINGWITHURBANJUNGLES) - NEW YORK, NY

"My plant specialty is more about connecting the value of plants to people’s personal growth and wellness."

BETHANY (@BETHANYJUSTSAID) - TAMPA, FL

"I’m fascinated by how plants grow, adapt, and change." 

OSKAR (@PLANTTHATPLANT) - STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

"I think it was the variegated monstera that was the "gateway" plant for me."

JULIAN (@PLANT.PAPI.NYC) - WOODSIDE, QUEENS

"What I enjoy most about being a plant person is the therapeutic value of being around my plants."

BELINDA (@BELINDAJAKOBSEN) - KRISTIANSAND, NORWAY

"My grandma always told me that it takes more than water and light to keep a plant happy; they need love and care."

ALICIA AND CIELO (@ROCKPAPERPLANT) - WASHINGTON D.C.

"We both love that plants can be such a platform for creativity and experimentation."

SUE (@NOTAREALBOTANIST) - CHICAGO, IL

"Understanding the human relationship with plants has by far been the best thing about being a plant person."

JESSE (@PLANTFILLEDAPARTMENT) - CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

"Personally, I have my plants because, simply put, I enjoy them!"

MARINA (@SUCCULENTSATHOME) - BARCELONA, SPAIN

"When you are a plant person you develop patience and the ability to be amazed by small things."

BELINDA (@PLANTLOVERSONLY) - QUEENS, NY

"Plants and plant people are amazing and being apart of this community has helped me through a hard time."

MIRIAM (@MEESCHMID_PLANTLADY) - LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

"[I love] being surrounded by plants 24/7, taking care of them and propagating them, watching them grow."

SARAH (@THEPLANTRESCUER) - ST ALBANS, UK

"It's extremely rewarding to bring a plant home, which would have almost certainly died or been thrown away, and watch it slowly recover."

SHEILA (@LITTLEPLANTERFROMTHEBLOCK) - THE BRONX, NY

"Don’t be disappointed if you lose a plant or if you lose 8 plants. We all learn as we go."

JESS (@JESSICASJUNGLE) - HUDSONVILLE, MI

"I love how rewarding the hobby is. We are keeping things alive!"

JONATHAN (@JRLEFRANCOIS) - MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, CANADA

"A friend gave me some succulent leaves and explained how they grew from leaf cuttings and it blew my mind."