Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day with Beautiful Plants from Costa Farms

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day with Beautiful Plants from Costa Farms

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Teachers work tirelessly to make sure that their students are inspired by new ideas every day. A teacher’s impact extends far beyond the classroom and often across lifetimes. These educators support their students and inspire them through their everyday work.

Say thanks by gifting a beautiful houseplant from Costa Farms in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 3. Live houseplants are a wonderful addition to any classroom or office — they’re decorative, boost well-being and purify indoor air.

“Every day, teachers challenge students to learn, to explore and to grow,” says Justin Hancock, garden expert with Costa Farms. “Give back and reward the teachers in your life with a houseplant — the gift that keeps on growing — to show gratitude. Add a special touch by having children include a personal note thanking their teacher for all that they do for them.”

Teachers will appreciate easy-to-care-for plants that are perfect for classrooms. With just a little water, light and nutrients, houseplants will grow larger and lusher every year.

Perfect Plants to Celebrate Teachers:


Orchids are elegant and sophisticated. Their showy blooms, which can last for months, will impress both teachers and students. Choose from blooms in a wide range of colors, including pinks and purples, whites, gold, and more. Orchids are remarkably easy to care for, too. They thrive in the same conditions as most other houseplants.

Colorful Aglaonema

Colorful Aglaonema offers eye-catching leaves that are streaked with shades of bright red, pink or other colors. Perfect for classrooms, Colorful Aglaonema is one of the easiest of all houseplants to grow -- and generations of students can enjoy its beauty. Colorful aglaonema tolerates inconsistent watering and low light.

Desert Gems

Desert Gems are the most colorful plants around! These easy-care cacti are perfect for decorating a favorite teacher’s desk. They add a ray of sunshine all year long. And because Desert Gems come in a range of colors, students can gift their teachers with school colors, the teacher’s favorite color, etc.


Like orchids, anthuriums are elegant, easy-care plants with cheery blooms that last a long time. Anthuriums are also efficient air purifiers, so a colorful Anthurium will bring a smile to the teacher’s face and a breath of fresh air to the classroom.

About Costa Farms

Costa Farms is the largest producer of ornamental plants in the world. Founded in 1961 by Jose Costa, Costa Farms is a third-generation, family-owned business that globally stretches over 3,500 acres and employs 4,000 people. Along with thriving indoor and bedding plant divisions, Costa Farms operates merchandising and young-plant production divisions as part of its infrastructure, with operations domestically in South Florida and North and South Carolina, and abroad in the Dominican Republic and Far East.