Green Love: Plant Gifts for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is about showing your special someone how much they mean to you. Instead of going with the usual bouquet of flowers, why not switch things up and give them a plant instead? Plants are thoughtful, meaningful and environmentally friendly, and we've got the scoop on why it's the way to go.

Plants are long-lasting. Unlike cut flowers that only stick around for a few days, plants can live for years with a little TLC. This means you'll both be able to enjoy its beauty for years to come. 

Plants are a more sustainable choice for the environment - they help clean the air by releasing oxygen and removing harmful pollutants from the air through phytoremediation.

When you give someone a plant, you're not only giving them a gift - you're giving them a piece of nature that they can care for and watch grow. 

It's a symbol of devotion and commitment, and requires attention and nurturing just like a relationship. Trust us, your special someone will appreciate this intimate and meaningful gesture way more than a bouquet of flowers that will just wilt in a few days.

Plants bring joy and inspiration to any space they occupy. They add a touch of life and can even boost creativity and productivity. Plus, research has shown that having plants around can have a positive impact on mental health and overall well-being. 

By buying plants from us, your local nursery, you're supporting your community (through our VIP community rewards program) and reducing your carbon footprint. It's a win-win situation - you get a great gift and you help out your local community.

Finally, there are so many different types of plants to choose from, so you can pick one that suits your special someone's interests and personality. Whether they're a plant enthusiast or just love the beauty of nature, there's a plant out there that's perfect for them. 

Here are three plant varieties, recommended by our horticulturists, that make great Valentine's Day gifts:

A rose plant is a more long-lasting and meaningful gift which will continue to bloom for years with proper care. The sight of a blooming rose bush in full bloom is a truly breathtaking sight.

Chain of Hearts is a fast growing hanging plant that doesn't need much water, is pet friendly, low-light tolerant, and cute as a button. It's easy to care for and adds a pop of color to any room.

Heart-leafed Philodendron is a cute plant has round, heart-shaped leaves that are glossy and fast growing. It's a low-maintenance plant that's great for beginners and will bring a touch of nature and happiness to any space.

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