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5 Ways to Care for Your Plant: Spring Edition

As your plant friends are waking up from their beauty sleep, they're going to want to stretch their roots and arms out for the first time in months. Re-potting or potting up (moving your plant in to a larger pot) can help give your plant the space it needs to really start growing. This is a great opportunity to give your plant some new, nutrient rich soil as well.

The Definitive Guide to Plant Gifting

Whether the person you’re shopping for is a nature lover or not, a plant is a beautiful gift as it will better their life in some way. It also stays in their home or personal space and is a reminder that you care for them. Whoever you’re buying a plant for we have you covered. Here’s the top plants to get for the plant beginner, the chef, to wish someone good luck, or the plant pro. 

5 Ways to Care for Your Plant: Winter Edition

Some mammals think it's so cold and boring they sleep it off until the spring. Caring for yourself during winter consists of staying warm and watching Netflix, but how do you care for a plant? I'm glad you asked, because below you'll find the Official Guide to the 4 Ways to Care for Your Plant During Winter.

Plant People: An Afternoon With Windeyer

At Sharebloom, we’re plant people, and we want to get to know others who share the same love for nature. That’s why we want to start talking to plant people that inspire us in different ways and see what brought them to where they are today. 

Today, we want to introduce you to Windeyer.

5 Ways to Care for Your Plant - Fall Edition

As the seasons change, so do we. The days are shorter, the nights are colder. The humidity that once made us feel like we were walking through water seems to evaporate in an instant and gets replaced by the cold, brisk winds of fallSome embrace it, while others deny it but one thing that doesn't change is Mother Nature's commitment to the changing of the seasons

The Official Top 5 Easiest Houseplants to Care For

If you're reading this, chances are you love being surrounded by nature in your home. Having over 100 (and counting) house plants in my living space, I've had my fair share of unsuccessful planteavours. When you sign up for a monthly subscription through Sharebloom you get a curated collection of plants that are designed for success, but that isn't always the case when you buy from anywhere. You may come across a plant that catches your eye and it becomes a must-have, but there are no instructions that come with it. Sharebloom includes all of this with your membership. So, without further adieu, here are the Top 5 Easiest Houseplants to Care For.

Market Cap Doesn't Matter

When the idea of Sharebloom was being discussed originally between my co-founder and I, she asked me if she thought it would be a smart idea or not to move forward it it considering how small the market cap really was for plants and flowers. She loved the idea of course, but also knows my personal goals and achievements and was wondering if something like this could satiate that. It was in that moment that I realized market cap of an industry doesn’t matter...

Why All Your Plants Are Dying

Retaining water in arid climates or soil? Sounds a lot like a cactus to me. This is because all cacti are part of the succulent plant species. All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. Even though it may not have hair-like spines or short prickles, if it has thickened and fleshy skin, it’s probably a succulent. So water it about as much as you would water a cacti.

The Amazon Rainforest - How the Earth Got It's Lungs

The water flow was now restricted by a giant mountain range, and mountain ranges produce a lot of water run-off themselves. So all this water wanted to move somewhere. About ten million years ago, waters formed their own path, working through the sandstone to the west and the Amazon began to flow eastward towards the Atlantic ocean. As the water began to spread, so did life. Trees, insects, animals, plants, fertilized soil all followed the water down its path. Because of this, the Amazon rainforest was born.

The Rise of the Analogue Economy

This new wave of consciousness is looking to re-connect with what it may mean to be human in this new found world we all find ourselves a part of. I'm not rejecting technological advancements, I love them. I think they've positively increased every aspect of our lives. But, there's also something that feels so good about...

Why We're Launching Sharebloom - It's more complex than it sounds

As we continued to walk-and-talk she told me she wanted to call it Flower Club. Such a cool name. We discussed how it would operate, and how it should be a monthly subscription so that people could enjoy plants + flowers year round without having to think about going to the local florist to purchase it.