Updated: Jan 2
It is official, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, most states throughout the country are undergoing a mandated lockdown. With this quarantine, most families are forced to work from home awhile children are forced to uphold virtual learning for the remainder of the school year. Working from home can be quite a challenge, especially when dealing with work-life balance. Although there are plenty of strategies online to assist with working from home during quarantine, our team here at Flor Box OXO can provide strategies to decompress each day working from home by surrounding oneself with flowers throughout the home. Check out our top three ways to secure healthy thriving flowers indoors. - OXO, Flor Box
1. Flower Container
Sprucing up your flower container can make or break the indoor flower experience. For instance, you are more likely to care for your flowers if there is a snazzy fabulous container catching your attention each time you walk into the living room versus a frumpy bland container that is unnoticeable. the type of containers range from ceramic, metal, plastic, or stone pots. Window planters, hanging or wall-mount baskets, or self-watering pots are available as well. Before investing in a flower container, be sure to consider costs, temperature control, and the longevity of the pot for repurposing.
2. Flower Location
Location, location, location! With indoor flowers, the location within your home is essential to the overall growth and health of your flowers. When considering which location is best for your indoor florals, always consider a location where your plants can receive optimal light and temperature according to your plants' preferences, of course.
3. Flower Care and Attention
Last but not least, the most important flower essential when growing or caring for indoor flowers is the most obvious, yet a friendly reminder is always great, please remember to look after your plants and care for them attentively. With our busy day to day lives and dealing with so much responsibilities between work and our personal lives, we can often times neglect the small stuff, this includes household plants! Show yourself some grace by setting a timer on your phone as a routine reminder to water or prune your flowers. The perfect container next to a beautiful coffee table in your living room table can be all for nothing if you fail to give your plant the adequate routined care and attention it deserves in order to thrive at its optimal capability.
Sources For This Article
Awesome reference books to use are the following: Flourish (2016), Living with Flowers (2019), Pretty Tough Plants (2017). Whether the books can be utilized for DIY wedding arrangements or a fabulous floral arrangement for an outdoor family barbecue, these books are great resources for all people who appreciate flowers. Check out our top three flower books to spruce up your home or next DIY event!