For those of us who treat our plants like children, Instagram is a plant-filled trove of tips, inspiration, and fresh discoveries. Though many people across the globe relish in sharing their greenery photos, a select few have emerged as the “go-to” plant people on the social media platform. Here are a few of our favorites:
For detailed tips to keep your plants happy
Darryl Cheng of @houseplantjournal
Often called the “house plant Yoda”, Darryl covers everything from appropriate lighting and water to aeration and pruning. He’s a go-to for plant lovers, as he shares consistent, practical advice that even the black-thumbed among us can understand.
For a community of like-minded greenery enthusiasts
@houseplantclub by @cleverbloom and @plantingpink
There’s an entire world of Instagrammers who love plants, and this account is where you can find them all. Curated by two greenery-loving ladies, users submit their images to be featured using the hashtag #houseplantclub. Tag your own images, and you just might see yourself on the feed!
Photo: @homebyfousna via @houseplantclub
For botanical-inspired art
Jenny Kiker of @livingpattern
This talented illustrator creates stunning works inspired by plants, ranging from prints to stationery to fabrics. Her work is inspiring, showing a deep appreciation for nature that a photograph can’t quite capture.
For beautiful examples of plants in the home
Anne van Ours of @botanicalsandbillie
This green-thumbed Barcelona-dweller provides plenty of inspiration for her followers. There is often a new plant species popping up in her home, and it’s always exciting to see what she grows next!
For artful plant photography
This Instagrammer is not only a gifted plant parent, but a particularly talented photographer, as well. The account is filled with beautiful images that will inspire you to take a second look at the plant life around you each and every day.
Whether seeking plant care tips or searching for rare species, Instagram fits the wide world of plant life in your back pocket. Happy scrolling!