Floriculture is a hobby you can enjoy easily from your residence in Milan. It will bring you satisfaction and good mood. What better occasion to begin, if not 12th of March, also known as “plant a flower day”?
During this day, dedicated to planting new flowers, we greet spring, that is by now around the corner. Welcome spring by making In-Domus Campus a little more colourful.
It is proven that living near some green, inside and outside home, can enrich the quality of our life, making us feel good, and improving our mood.
If you are worried because you do not have much of a “green thumb”, no worries…we have found two super easy ideas “black thumb-tested”, that will make you look like a real gardening expert.
Idea 1 (very easy): to each their own flower!
Step 1: get a pot. You do not need to buy an actual vase; you can reuse glass jars or other rigid containers you already have at home.
It is important for the pot to have some holes at the bottom, so that water will not stagnate. If your container does not have holes, you can create thickness by adding a layer of pebbles on the bottom of the pot.
Step 2: go to a florist or in a garden centre and pick your flower. Seasonal low-maintenance flowers are geraniums, daisies, petunias, and primroses, but you can ask the staff for advice. If you have doubts about your gardening abilities, choose a succulent, the maintenance is very low!
Step 3: remove the flower from the vase you bought it into and repot it into your vase, previously prepared.
Step 4: place the pot in the most suitable place of your university residence and remember to take care of it.
Idea 2 (easy): grow your avocado!
Everybody love avocado and growing your own plant is easier than you think. You will need an avocado (you can eat it later), a jar, some toothpick, and a little bit of patience. Follow this tutorial and grow your avocado!
These are just two ideas; possibilities and plant varieties are countless.
Bringing spring into your residence in Milan is so easy! Involve other In-Domus guests and…happy “plant a flower day”!