Biophilic design is the latest home decor trend

It’s always difficult to say goodbye to summertime blooms and lush tropical plants. But Jessie Laux and Michael Creath, life partners and owners of the design company Planthropy, encourage homeowners and apartment dwellers to keep the green growing indoors.

Laux, a self-professed nature lover and outdoor junkie, knows the value of plants and nature firsthand. She grew up in the country building forts in the woods and playing in streams. So, four years ago, she launched a houseplant business with an online store, pop-up retail events and plant workshops to inspire customers to reconnect with nature.

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