Although staying at home is a good way to protect yourself and others from the threat of COVID-19, we can all agree that being in isolation could often alleviate feelings of boredom.
While some have decided to spend their extra time learning new skills or practicing their talents in dancing, cooking, or singing, there are also others who have turned to nature to soothe their feelings of uneasiness while in isolation. These people, known in social media as “Plant Titos” or “Plant Titas,” have started their own mini gardens at home and even embraced the life of a green thumb over the quarantine period. (Read: The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Certified Plant Tita or Tito)
Gardening has become a popular quarantine activity that even our favorite celebrities and influencers are joining in. Take a look at our list of personalities who are now certified Plant Titos or Titas! (Watch: The Beginner’s Guide to Organic Gardening)
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Look at these gorgeous & healthy roots! 😍🌱 Time to repot these babies! 🥰🌿 Totoo yung song: “Magtanim ay di biro…” 😅 Tiis ganda talaga! Nakakangawit and nakakapagod but super worth it and so fulfilling! 😝🙈🤣 . Will post a video soon on how I repot & propagate my plants indoors 🌿 . . #plantitagreta #plants #plantsmakemehappy #indoorjungle #indoorgarden #indoorplants #aglaonema #roots #repotting
TV Patrol anchor and model Gretchen Fullido is taking her Plant Tita duties during the quarantine period seriously. In fact, her Instagram feed is currently flooded with her plants which she refers to as her “Beshies!”
Gretchen has been a certified #PlantTita for a couple of years now, and has already somehow mastered growing and taking care of her plants. She even gives advice and tips to her Instagram followers on how to care for indoor plants.
Actress Angelica Panganiban has also been busy growing indoor plants during the pandemic. This newbie Plant Tita regularly shares on her Instagram account the pictures of her house plants — which are 75, all in all!
Our favorite Vlogger Doctor Jerry Cua also takes pride in being a Plant Tito. In one of the latest vlogs of his bother Benedict Cua on Youtube, Jerry shared that he has been collecting and taking care of his plant babies during the quarantine season.
He also has an Instagram account (@cuarto.phl) dedicated only for his indoor plants. We see you, Jerry, that’s dedication!
If you are a fan of David Guison, you might already know that the fashion and lifestyle influencer has already embraced his life as a Plant Tito. On his YouTube channel, we can see that his home, CasaGuisado as he calls it, is slowly turning into a mini jungle with his growing collection of potted ornamental plants.
In her latest vlog post on her Youtube channel, Solenn revealed that she houses 18 different varieties of indoor plants like money plant, snake plant, philodendron, fiddle-leaf fig, spider plant, jade plant, and so much more.
A certified house plant advocate, Solenn gave a list of indoor plant recommendations for those who are planning to become a Plant Tita or Plant Tito over the quarantine period. Some of the indoor plants she suggested include the fortune tree, rubber plant, and peace lily.