Insta Inspiration: 11 Gorgeously Green Feeds To Follow
These plant-centric 'grams are sure to give you a serious floral fix. Whether you know your way around a garden or are still waiting for that green thumb to kick in, you, too, can add a little more flower power to your life. Plants have been found to increase productivity, soothe anxiety, and improve mood, so let these photos inspire you to get out there and grow a garden (or you know, buy a succulent) of your own.
Plant The Future
This haute couture floral design studio based in sunny Miami uses plants in ways you've never imagined. Storm Trooper bouquet, anyone?
Coral & Herb
Simone Boschetti founded Coral & Herb (named after her grandparents) to bring woven wall-hangings and planters to her Australian clientele. Fingers crossed her awesome designs find their way to New York sometime soon.
Botanical artist Jenny Kiker re-creates the grandeur of plants with her soothing prints. Her paintings are the perfect present for gardening amateurs looking to bring a little green into their homes.
Manhattan-based plant shop The Sill seeks to "make the experience of discovering the perfect plants as wonderful as the plants themselves." Their whimsical account will leave you begging for a succulent to call your own.
Sprout Home's creative bouquets offer a fun twist on traditional bundles of roses or daisies.
This urban garden and plant shop in Amsterdam offers a variety of plants and floral design classes. After taking a look at its vibrant, quirky photos, you'll be tempted to buy a plane ticket and sign up for one.
Interior decorator Souraya Hassan entwines pops of green into her calming, minimalist designs. The results are seriously stunning.
Boho-chic designer and author Justina Blakeney gives us a glimpse into her world with this colorfully curated account. Scrolling through her photos is a surefire way to get your creative juices flowing.
Yasmine Mei's bouquets are elegant explorations of color and texture that don't take themselves too seriously.
Tin Can Studios
Peeking in from Instagram, it's hard to tell whether Ingrid Carozzi's carefully constructed displays are flowers or paintings. They're that perfect.
Take a minute to get lost in Amy Merrick's gorgeous photos from all around the world — you won't regret it. And be sure to keep an eye out for these edible floral cookies.
Emma Loewe is the Sustainability and Health Director at mindbodygreen and the author of Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us. She is also the co-author of The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide To Ancient Self Care, which she wrote alongside Lindsay Kellner.
Emma received her B.A. in Environmental Science & Policy with a specialty in environmental communications from Duke University. In addition to penning over 1,000 mbg articles on topics from the water crisis in California to the rise of urban beekeeping, her work has appeared on Grist, Bloomberg News, Bustle, and Forbes. She's spoken about the intersection of self-care and sustainability on podcasts and live events alongside environmental thought leaders like Marci Zaroff, Gay Browne, and Summer Rayne Oakes.