• Potted plants brighten up your place making it more beautiful, alive, and classy.

Potted Plants
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There is joy in receiving a bouquet of freshly cut flowers, with their beauty and sweet aroma that bring about some sort of pleasure.

The sadness of watching their petals fall off and their stem turn to mush causes pure sadness and you start wishing for a more permanent thing.

A potted plant is way more preferred due to its long-lasting nature and portrays durability and the thought of generosity.

It also sends the message you're in love for the long haul.

Here are more reasons why you should consider potted plants over a bouquet of this valentine.

  • They add colour to your Decor

Potted plants brighten up your place making it more beautiful, alive, and classy.

  • Purifies the air

We all know that living plants produce oxygen throughout the day which increases oxygen and humidity levels in the room. Also, the roots and the soil helps to reduce common toxins in the air and any other pollutants within your homestead.

  • They reduce stress levels

Equipping your house with a potted plant helps one to relax, feel comfortable and reduce anxiety. Research has proven that indoor plants reminds us of nature, outdoors, and a slower pace of life which is naturally calming.

  • They come in a variety of styles

There are different types of plants and their uniqueness makes them outstanding in all ways.

Flower gardens and nursery centers are stocking eye-catching potted plants with decorative foliage like Rex begonias which are way more attractive than cut flowers.

  • Have a sweet scent

Potted plants such as Gardenia have a wonderful fragrance and beautiful blooming white flowers. 

  • Add life to sterile places

Beautiful potted flowers bring life to dull places making the place glow and look more naturally beautiful.

  • Cost-effective

The fact that potted plants are more long-lasting than freshly cut flowers makes them more durable and cost-effective because they are there to stay depending on how you take care of them.

  • They can be propagated and shared

The stems of potted plants such as holiday cactus can be cut to produce a new plant from the mother plant. One can do this and create a garden out of a single plant.

  • They lend a hand in the kitchen

Some of these plants are spices that are used to add flavor and make the food more attractive.

A good example is a rosemary which is used in both tea and food.

  • Support local businesses

Purchasing these potted plants within the country promotes local business giving them income to support themselves and their loved ones.

Let us all make a point of gifting our loved ones gifts that aren't of long term benefit come valentines.

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