House Plants

More Than Decor: Houseplants Can Boost Your Mental Health

CHICAGO — Anthony Galvez has lost count of how many plants are in his home, but estimates his indoor garden at anywhere from 80 to 100 plants. Galvez — who goes by anthony—planted on Instagram — said he was not really into plants until he started his collection during the COVID-19 pandemic. The nurse said it’s not just for looks; he likes having something to take care of.

“I probably don’t fit the description of a plant person but, (it’s about) the energy and mood it puts me in,” he said.

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