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5 Easy-to-Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Moving into the New Year often means making a few positive changes in your life. Many people focus on their health, finances or relationships. But have you considered focusing on the plants in your life as a means of self-care? Plants and flowers can be a source of great joy and personal satisfaction, plus sharing the fruits of your labors can be a great way to reinforce relationships. Here, the experts at Cascade Floral Wholesale offer some great ideas about how to include plants and flowers in your New Year’s Resolutions. We have ideas that are long-lasting and easy to fulfill from Day 1. 

Haworthia Succulent
Haworthia Succulent

Start with Succulents

Succulents are super easy to care for, needing water infrequently and sustaining life for a long time. They bring a bit of life indoors during winter months, livening up your home and lifting spirits during the winter doldrums. Plus these sweet plants are inexpensive, so they’re a great place to start with your resolution to grow living things this year. If you’re new to caring for plants, start with just a few and care for them throughout January to build your confidence before adding more succulents to your collection.

Beautiful flowers wrapped in paper

Send Flowers Monthly

Set a date every month of the year to send flowers. The act of sending and receiving flowers can be a great way to improve your mood and brighten someone else’s day. Choose someone special to send flowers to every month, or pick a different loved one each month to be your special recipient. To show yourself some self-love, send blooms to yourself each month that you know you’ll love. 

Start (and Maintain) a Garden

Once you’re able to move your floral care outdoors, start a garden. If you’ve never gardened before, do a little research about easy-to-grow blooms and what kind of materials you’ll need to start your new garden. You’ll find the initial set-up takes longer than the daily upkeep. Choose blooms that are easy to grow and enjoy getting outdoors daily to tend to your new sprouts. 

Learn Some DIY Floral Arranging

Another great way to enjoy flowers is by learning how to arrange them yourself. Use blooms you’ve grown in your own garden or buy them in bulk from a wholesaler like Cascade to create the designs you want. These can be used to decorate your own home or to give as gifts to neighbors, coworkers or loved ones.

Decorate with Flowers

Spend a little time decorating your home with flowers. Consider where you’d like to add flowers to give a room a facelift, then consider the current season, the colors of the room and what size and decor the room has. Larger, more open rooms can handle tall or oversized pieces, while a smaller room like a bathroom or powder room should only have a small bouquet or even just a few stems in a vase. Enjoy adding beautiful blooms throughout your home to freshen your surroundings and keep your spirits lifted. 

Making New Year’s Resolutions doesn’t have to mean cutting out something you love or completely changing your habits. It could just mean enhancing your life in beautiful, healthy ways. Adding flowers to your life creates a fresh new perspective on your relationships, your mental health and your surroundings. For more ways to add flowers and plants to your world this year, talk to the floral professionals at Cascade Floral Wholesale. We’ll be happy to talk about great ways to use flowers to improve your outlook in the coming year!