A new study by Trees.Com says plant-keeping boomed during the pandemic. They found that 88% of Americans say the hobby has improved their mental health. Trees.com Communications Manager Allison Carter says “In order to combat the worsening problem [mental health struggles], we created a comprehensive resource that features information about how owning house plants can help improve one’s mental health. Here are some insights that we found:
-64% picked up the hobby of plant keeping during the pandemic
-93% of older Americans (54 & older) say keeping plants helped their mental health during the pandemic
-90% of Americans expect to continue keeping plants after the pandemic ends
The full study can be viewed here.