For this week’s issue on the relationship between millennials and plants, we asked the founder of LES plant store, The Sill, to share her thoughts on why her generation is increasingly going green.
It wasn’t until I moved to New York City that I realized how much I needed plants in my life. I grew up in a small Massachusetts college town nestled in the Pioneer Valley—the residents call it “Happy Valley,” probably because it’s so green—where my mother is still an avid gardener. She made sure our home was filled with plants, both indoors and out. I recall terrariums galore and rooms filled with potted ivy, ficus, cactus and euphorbia, most of which are older than me and yet continue to thrive even now…[READ NOW]