What to Buy for Mother’s Day: 5 Indoor Garden G...


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Glass terrariums with cork lids containing moss, fern, and Ficus plants.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re still searching for the perfect gift for your mom, why not surprise her with an indoor garden? Indoor gardens are a unique and practical gift that can provide beauty, health benefits and a fun hobby, all in one. Plus, they can fit into any space and budget, making them an ideal gift for any mom.

Here are some ideas for creating an indoor garden that your mom will love:

1. Windowsill Herb Garden

Does your mom love to cook? A windowsill herb garden is a great way to provide her with fresh, flavourful herbs all year round. Start with some simple herbs like basil, parsley and mint, and add some colourful pots and planters to create a beautiful display. For some additional flowering flair, consider adding chrysanthemums, violets or other flowering plants to the herb garden for a touch of colour.

2. Hanging Planters

If your mom doesn’t have a lot of floor space, hanging planters can be a great option. You can create a vertical garden by hanging planters at different heights, or create a simple hanging planter using a recycled container and some twine. 

Hanging plants like spider plants, pathos and ivy can provide a lush, green look that’s perfect for any room. For an added touch of tropical flair, consider including a delicious monster (Monstera deliciosa) or a palm plant in the hanging planters.

For more on palm-plant care, read this blog: Indoor Plants – Palm Care

3. Succulent Garden

Succulents are low-maintenance plants that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. They’re perfect for moms who don’t have a lot of time to care for plants but still want to enjoy the beauty of nature. 

You can create a simple succulent garden using a shallow container and some soil. Alternatively, use a collection of colourful pots to create a unique display. For an extra touch of colour, you can include kalanchoe or cyclamens among the succulents.

For more on cyclamens care, read this blog:How to Care for Your Cyclamen

4. Terrarium

Terrariums are miniature gardens that can be created in glass containers. They’re perfect for moms who love a bit of whimsy and charm in their décor. You can create a terrarium using succulents, air plants or moss and add some decorative elements like rocks or figurines to create a miniature world. An African violet flower can add a touch of colour to the terrarium, making it an even more attractive gift.

5. Living Walls

For moms who love a bold, modern look, a living wall can be a stunning addition to any space. You can create this type of vertical garden with a variety of plants – like ferns, philodendrons, and snake plants – and arrange them in a stylish grid or pattern. 

An indoor garden is a unique and thoughtful gift that your mom is sure to appreciate this Mother’s Day. Whether she loves to cook, enjoys a bit of whimsy or just wants to add some greenery to her space, there’s an indoor garden option that’s perfect for her. And if you still aren’t sure what to get for mom, then you can give the gift of choice with a Stodels Gift Card.

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