Apparently Shower Plants are Now a Thing

Posted by West + Main Homes on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 1:37pm.

You never know what you're going to find when you are showing homes. When you see as many homes as we do, you start to notice trends, and lately, we are noticing more and more shower plants. Apparently, this is now a common decoration for your favorite bathroom and Architectural Digest has the article to prove it! So get ready to turn your bathroom into a lush sanctuary and give your buyers a truly unique experience.

"Miniature jungles seem to be popping up in every corner of the house these days, and we mean every corner. Pinterest recently reported that searches for shower plants are up 302 percent from last year. That's right—they're talking about greenery perched beside you as you wash your hair. Further proof that all things leafy are on the rise: Industry influencers are now choosing plants over cut flowers to decorate their showrooms and homes. We turned to Tor Harrison, owner of Toro, a houseplant and garden wares shop in Falmouth, England, to find out if the trend is really worth a try." "Plants make such a positive impact in our domestic spaces, bringing emotional, physical, and mental benefits—can you think of anything nicer than being surrounded by foliage and breathing in the fresh air of the plants around you when taking your morning shower? Her take, "Plants make such a positive impact in our domestic spaces, bringing emotional, physical, and mental benefits—can you think of anything nicer than being surrounded by foliage and breathing in the fresh air of the plants around you when taking your morning shower?"

 Wondering if you should actually keep your plants along the tub while showing your home? In today's market, it might just be to your benefit. 

Find the rest of the article on Architectural Digest to get Tor Harrison's tips on how to keep your leafy friends looking in tip top shape. 

We did a little more digging, too...check out our Shower Plants board on Pinterest!

 

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