Where you live plays a big roll in how soon you can grow outdoors.
We have long and bleak winters here in Buffalo, NY. Holiday decor from Hobby Lobby does help but only up to a point.
And I've read over and over again how working with plants increases positive mood, self-esteem, feeling of calm and optimism, and gives a sense of stability.
Sounds cheaper than therapy to me. Just like having a cat, NASA studies have indicated that plant people have tested for lower blood pressure and heart rate. Not too shabby.
So if you missed part I of my must-have plant series, you'll want to start here.
Otherwise, keep reading to learn what other plants you need to get your hands on soon to boost your morale!