Indoor gardens bring so much life and originality to your space, so it’s no shock that the market is predicted to grow by 46% to over $26 billion by 2029. But why? Well, thanks to a report by Data Bridge, they have identified why it’s becoming increasingly popular as a hobby and style choice. So if you want to find out what the key driving forces are behind this, keep reading.
The report covered the global trends across the indoor plant market, covering almost everything you can think of when it comes to indoor gardening. They concluded that the two key driving forces behind it are Mental Health and Interior Decor. But for an overall look, they began by splitting it across 3 different areas:
- Types (Shade-loving, low-light, low-maintenance)
- Application (Home decor, absorb harmful gases)
- Product (Succulents, Hydroponic, Woody)
Mental Health Benefits
We can all relate to the calming feeling you get when walking into a home full of plants, filling you with that sense of and peace. And with the current mental health crisis we are seeing across the globe, it may not come as a surprise to hear that one of the main driving forces at play are the mental health benefits.
Taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of your body. Having plants around your home give you a fulfilling hobby that gives you an escape from the fast pace of everyday life. Plus it gives you a good excuse to freshen up your home with some new decor.
Another incredible thing about having leafy friends in your home is that they’ll also help purify and take toxins out of the air. They’ll provide your home with fresh oxygen and leave your space feeling fresh each time you walk in.
With natural decor being the second driving factor behind the upcoming boom, the natural increase in productivity they provide, the benefits are almost endless. So why wouldn’t you want your own beautiful indoor haven?
Well, you may be concerned about maintaining a fresh indoor garden. But don’t worry, there are plenty of options that are super low-maintenance such as the moonlight plant. These are ideal for those of you looking to have a hands off approach, or to just get you started!
But as there is so much variety with indoor plants that there will always be an option available for you, if you’re struggling with where to start. Then have a read through our beginners guide to point you in the right direction.