Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Give living plants for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is this Sunday and maybe there are a few of you that haven't bought or sent flowers yet.  Well, you better get busy and do it soon!  Please consider giving a living plant instead of cut flowers.  Most florists offer a living plant alternative.  You just need to look beyond the "Mother's Day rose bouquet specials".

Living plants have many advantages:
  • First, they last longer.  Even if it's a houseplant, it will last for years and remind mom of just how thoughtful you are!  Cut flowers won't last more than a couple of weeks. 
  • They will keep mom healthier by cleaning the air.  7 Best Air Cleaning Plants Indoor Plants and Indoor Air Quality
  • If mom is local, you can purchase plants at a local nursery.  Not only will this save you money and get a plant that will grow well in your location, you are supporting local businesses. 
  • Buying a plant that goes into your mom's landscape will provide beauty for all to see.  A beautiful rose bush can become something for your mom to brag about to other moms. 
  • Finally, living plants give back to "Mother Earth."
Happy Mother's Day!