4 benefits of having indoor plants

We can all agree with it: houseplants are pretty. They make your home feel more welcoming and give you a feeling of comfort. Having houseplants is like having pets all around. You can talk to them, look after them, and they keep you company. Plus, the greenie look is also becoming quite trendy.

Over the last few years, houseplants have made a big come back: they are everywhere.

But having indoor plants is not only good for decoration, it also happens to be really healthy. From boosting mood to improving the quality of the air, having plants can make you feel better. And since the hibernation season is back and heading outside sounds like a nightmare, having indoor plants will enable you to still enjoy the benefits of having nature around.

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My month working in an organic horticulture farm in Germany

For one month and a half, this summer, I went to Albertshofen, a small village in the middle of Germany, Franconia, to work in an organic horticulture farm.

 

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Albertshofen, Germany

 

When I was a kid, my mom never really had a taste for the outdoors. We grew up just outside of Paris. If you’ve ever been to Paris, you’ll know that it is not a place full of farms or huge fields or much green. We did have a garden at home, but with nothing much in it.

Coming from a big city (Paris, capital de la mode), I didn’t grow up with a taste of what living in the country side might be like, or smell like. Except this one day in primary school where they took us for a special day out in a farm (I remember that, for some of us, it was the first time seeing real cows, not on TV. How exciting !) There were cows, chickens, pigs, salads, plants, fruits ! And most of us had never smell something like that before.

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