(Hilo, HI) With more folks staying and working at home, a major trend in home and office décor is adding tropical plants and floral. It’s an easy and affordable way to add color and style to any room, plus there are health benefits to boot. According to NASA, plants naturally filter the air of chemicals and other toxins linked to health problems, such as headaches and eye irritation.
Considering plant parenthood? Here are a few tips and tricks from the Hawaii Export Nursery Association, an organization representing Hawaii’s plant and flower growers, for the exciting and exotic journey ahead:
Hawaiian plants and floral are available at major box stores and retailers such as Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Costco, or local nurseries and garden centers. To ensure you’re purchasing a Hawaiian-grown plant, look for the unique lava rock soil, which is a main differentiator and reason these plants thrive and grow so healthfully.
For more information on Hawaiian grown plants and flowers, visit HENA.org.