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«If there are plants in your home, it becomes more snug and warm»

«If there are plants in your home, it becomes more snug and warm»
Catherine Anderson shares her experience about planting.

Catherine, there is a wide variety of flower pots and planters on the market. What criteria was the most important when you chose the LECHUZA SELF-WATERING PLANTER and preferred it to any other?

Catherine Anderson: Various LECHUZA planter is very stylish and cozy – there is no need to water plants frequently.

What plants do you grow at home, including those for which you use LECHUZA?

C.A.: Mostly these are flowerless plants as such as Chrysalidocarpus, Pepper-elder (Peperomia), Ficus benjamina (weeping fig) and others.

How long have you been planting? Do you have any favorite plant species?

C.A.: I’ve been planting for more than 20 years. I like all kinds of plants.

Have you been confronted with any difficulties while handling plants? How do you overcome these difficulties?

C.A.: The main problem is watering plants while being on vacation far from home.

How does LECHUZA make life easier for you? How does it help with the process of handling plants?

C.A.: It really simplifies the process! As I said, there is no need for frequent watering or enriching the soil. Everything is in the drainage.

Do you notice a difference in plant growth between LECHUZA and other pots?

C.A.: Definitely there is a difference. Plants in LECHUZA planters have large crowns, and the tips and edges of plant leaves never get dry, even in winter.

Modern-day flowerpots should be functional and stylish at the same time, so they and their plants take an active part in creating interior design. What is more important to you – functionality or how the planter matches the design?

C.A.: Functionality is in first place for me.

Where is the zest in planting for you?

C.A.: I’m happy when all my plants have lush greenery and adorable blossom.

Do you subscribe to the opinion that plants and flowers should be in every home? What is the role of greens in your home?

C.A.: If there are plants in your home, it becomes more snug and warm.

Do you place plants on the balcony during the spring-autumn period?

C.A.: I used to place plants on the balcony. It’s delightful for the eye, but when you bring them back into the home, they have trouble getting acclimatized.

Do you use tips and recommendations from florists or the internet, or just go with your gut and trust your own feelings?

C.A.: I rarely use the internet, only in cases when I get a plant which I don’t know.

Where do you prefer to buy new plants?

C.A: I prefer to buy greens in specialized stores. Plants are handled in a proper manner in such places.

What suggestions can you give to our readers if they want to grow their own plants at home?

C.A.: To all beginner florists: don’t be afraid of hardships or shrink from difficulties! It’s worth the effort.

What advice can you give to a reader who thinks of buying a LECHUZA SELF-WATERING PLANTER?

C.A.: Surely LECHUZA. Without a doubt! Many of the problems of planting are evaded with this planter.
Column written by:
Lily Flowers
I'm a Content Editor and a Brand Contributor with a focus on the gardens and lifestyle. I write articles for where I cover flower pots, plants and other subjects.

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