Plants and Flowers in the Home

View an audio slideshow by the Geffrye Museum explaining how plants and flowers have played an important role in the psychology of the home. This online tour looks at the enduring appeal of plants and flowers in the home and investigates the meanings and values associated with indoor plants. Houseplants and arranged flowers have brightened up homes for centuries – but it was not until the late 1800s that the trend for bringing nature indoors really took off. View slideshow here.
Related article: A Garden Within Doors

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