THE PLANT PEOPLE - plants


KRISTIANA - PORTLAND, OR

"I like making friends with people all over the world and geeking out with them about our favorite plants."

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Kristiana from Portland

DANESSY - 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."

DANESSY - QUEENS, NY

JOHN - NEW YORK, NY

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

JOHN - NEW YORK, NY

ANNA - WEST YORKSHIRE, UK

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

ANNA - WEST YORKSHIRE, UK

LIZ - 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."

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Liz from New Jersey

NAOMI - PORTLAND, OR

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Naomi from Portland

ALESSIA - 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."

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Alessia from NYC

LINDSAY - OAK PARK, IL

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Lindsay from Illinois

CHRISTOPHER - BROOKLYN, NY

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Christopher from NYC

LORE - GHENT, BELGIUM

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Lore from Belgium

HONG-AH - WASHINGTON DC

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Hong-Ah from DC

ESTELA - HUNTINGTON, NY

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Estela from NYC

BRITTANY - NEW YORK, NY

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

BRITTANY - NEW YORK, NY

BETHANY - TAMPA, FL

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Bethany from Tampa

JULIAN - WOODSIDE, QUEENS

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Julian from NYC

BELINDA - 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."

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Belinda from Norway

ALICIA AND CIELO - WASHINGTON D.C.

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Alicia and Cielo from DC

JESSE - CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

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

Water & Light Plant Shop's The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog talks to Jesse from Calgary

MARINA - BARCELONA, SPAIN

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

MARINA - BARCELONA, SPAIN

BELINDA - QUEENS, NY

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

Water & Light Plant Shop The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog Belinda (@plantloversonly)

MIRIAM - LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND

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

Water & Light Plant Shop The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog Miriam (@meeschmid_plantlady) from Switzerland

SARAH - 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."

Water & Light Plant Shop The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog Sarah (@theplantrescuer) from the UK

SHEILA - THE BRONX, NY

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

SHEILA - THE BRONX, NY

JESS - HUDSONVILLE, MI

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

Water & Light Plant Shop The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog Jess (@jessicasjungle) from Hudsonville, MI

JONATHAN - MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, CANADA

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

Water & Light Plant Shop The Plant PeopleⓇ Blog Jonathan