Why living with plants is good for you

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the ‘plantfluencers’, and explores self-care – and the perennial appeal of the houseplant.

It is a slow, physical and patience-testing activity – all of which I find hugely relaxing when the rest of my life is so rapidly paced – Alice Vincent

Author and ‘plantfluencer’ Alice Vincent, like many of her generation, finds plants a ‘solace’ (Credit: Canongate)

This plant-filled home in Antwerp is among those featured in the book Wild Interiors (Credit: Hilton Carter/ CICO Books)

This plant-filled home in Antwerp is among those featured in the book Wild Interiors (Credit: Hilton Carter/ CICO Books)

You have to be ready to commit to something that’s living – Hilton Carter
City living has led to a disconnection with nature – houseplants are a way to re-connect with it

The Garden Museum organises indoor-plant fairs that are popular with Londoners (Credit: Garden Museum)

The Garden Museum organises indoor-plant fairs that are popular with Londoners (Credit: Garden Museum)

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