The Secret Life of Office Plants

Polly Brown’s photographic series on office plants or office blooms, over at the New Yorker, captures the hidden and often minute desire to make the work place more verdant. I am fascinated with what people choose to bring to their ” home away from home” and plants are no exception. Even when I worked at a botanic garden in Texas, I couldn’t escape a colleague with the ubiquitous spider plant, although other more adventurous colleagues championed esoteric succulent collections, showcased rare Native Texas cacti, and even kept a parrot nestled away in their workspaces.

 

One thought on “The Secret Life of Office Plants

  1. As part of my college on campus job I had to water one of the professor’s plants that she kept in her basement office.

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