• Jen Bedard

Do Your House Plants Match Your Personality?

Updated: Dec 6, 2019

Don’t laugh, I’m serious about this. Your personality has a great deal to do with the types of house plants you should have in your home. What I mean, is that plants grow, thrive and survive in the best of conditions. One of the elements that impact those conditions is the human element. For example, if your personality is that of a person who has little time to spend indoors taking care of plants, you probably shouldn’t have any. Not sure what your match is? Here’s a short list to help you figure out the best plants for your personality.

1 – The Apartment Dweller

Okay, you don’t have a lot of space to work with, so your best bet is something that does well in pots and doesn’t need a lot of extra attention. One good choice is the Guzmania Bromeliad – check your local garden centre for assistance – it’s not expensive, produces pretty foliage six months of the year and just asks to be in a sunny room. Water it every few days.

2 – The Master Chef

Save yourself an unexpected trip to the grocery store in the middle of meal preparation by planting some of your kitchen favourites indoors. The list is lengthy but to give you an idea, you can grow your own mint, sage, parsley, thyme, chives, oregano and basil. An herb garden is not hard to care for either. Just place yours near a window and provide water every few days.

3 – The One on A Budget