Winter was a tough time for our plants, especially in Europe. Cold and dreary winters can be testing for us and our plants. Whereas outdoor plants and trees have a natural cycle to help them through the winter, indoor plants must be cared for with greater attention.
Having said that, as a plant lover, winter is the most important time of the year. Preparing plants during this time and before spring will set them up for their glory days in the rest of spring and summer. Many people wonder what to plant in March. By planting in March you give your plants the best opportunity to flourish in their first spring.
Here is our list of what to grow in March. These are some of our favourite plants to grow in March because we know what their beautiful potential is!
Tropical Plant Terrarium DIY Kit
We love creating these Terrarium habitats. It’s such a fun activity to do with the family on a rainy day, taking a break from the TV. Choose your aesthetic and create your fantastic-looking plant that can suit any room you want to put it in!
The tiny plants inside this incredible glass containe are great plants to grow in march, particularly if your kids are old enough to start helping out. This is a wonderful way to teach them about ecosystems, nature, and how to look after a plant. They are fully customizable and actually relatively easy to care for so you don’t have to worry about a lack of sunlight in the winter.
This plant is one of our favourites as it is so easy to care for! This bamboo plant is actually more of a succulent than part of the bamboo family. Succulents hold onto the water with expertise and do not die that easily if temporarily left in the wrong conditions. We have some very straightforward guidance to follow on our site, however, and if you follow that you’ll be great!
This ‘bamboo’ plant is labelled as lucky as it is thought to provide some positive energy. They are said to bring good fortune to the owner, so they are a great idea for people moving into new homes. Though there is no objective evidence to support this, NASA has identified this as one of the very best air-purifying plants in the world! So it is great for city flats and houses alike.
Elephant Ear 'Tiger'
Who said that animal print is tacky? This beautiful plant is a wonderful addition to any room with its Elephant-like leaves and tiger-printed stalk. Both visually soothing and intriguing, these stalks all stem from one root, creating a drooping, sprawling look.
This Elephant Ear plant is an idea of what to grow in March because it benefits from light but does not like direct, hot sunlight. Keep this wonder wherever in the late winter, or early spring period before moving it to a sunless location in summer so its leaves do not burn. This is a great idea of what to plant in March UK as the conditions are perfect!
This is one of the most amazing winter plants to have in the UK. This dainty, delicate-looking orchid blooms in the winter and spring when the temperatures drop. This makes for a fantastic bit of colour in your home when the sky is in winter grey mode! When thinking about what flowers I can plant in March, this is definitely top of the list.
It might take a bit of time to find the right spot in your home for this lovely orchid, but once you do it is very easy to care for. A good amount of light is what this guy needs to thrive but will produce a majestic set of flowers every year if it’s happy!
Banana Plant & Breeze Pot
This lovely little banana plant can grow up to 2-3 meters if cared for correctly! Originating in the Canary Islands, this plant likes warm, humid conditions with plenty of sun. This is a fantastic plant to plant in March as it is low maintenance but will thrive when the sun starts to peer through. It survives well in direct and indirect sunlight.
Rubber Plant & Weave Basket with Fairy Lights
This plant is the definition of simplicity. Simple in appearance, but so beautiful at the same time. With perfectly rounded edges, this rubber plant filters toxins with amazing effects. You will be happier and healthier with this delightful plant in your life.
It thrives in a well-lit area and is compact enough to work nicely in every home. This is an ideal plant for beginners as it is fairly low maintenance, just be sure not to overwater. What’s even better is that when you order this on our website today, you can get some wonderful fairy lights included!
Swiss Cheese Plant & Weave Basket
The Swiss Cheese plant is a modern favourite among many plant parents. It has such a fun look to it, with holes resembling the famed Swiss Cheese. This plant isn’t just great looking. It is one of the best dust-absorption plants in the world! Keep dust out of your lungs and off your surfaces with this amazing plant.
We’ve included a chic weave basket that will compliment the look of this suave plant. We think this is one of the best plants to grow in March as it will benefit from that soft spring sun. They can grow quite tall as well, so feel free to move them around till you find their permanent home.
This semi-succulent is an absolute dream to care for! It can handle a fair amount of neglect before the leaves start to turn, perfect for those with busy schedules. This cute little shrub is what to plant in March if you want a small, yet colourful addition to any home office or kitchen space.
This unique-looking plant is not just marvellous to look at. People keep these plants in their bedrooms as they follow their own circadian rhythm - curling up at night and opening up in the daytime. They work as fantastic natural clocks to remind us when we should be sleeping.
They absorb a fantastic amount of carbon dioxide, providing us with cleaner air and beautiful space! Avoid keeping it near extra-humid environments or a window, as they like consistent, mild temperatures.
So here you have our favourite plants to grow in March. Winter is such a incredible time to get ahead of your horticulture and get your home ready to stun guests in the spring and summer. Have a look at our website for any other eye-catching ideas to spruce your home up today.