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115 Plant Captions for that Plant Mom Aesthetic


Spending time around plants is never time wasted. There is something about plants that is both relaxing and inspirational. And, of course, those amazing pictures need a caption. So we have put together a list of the best plant captions for Instagram. Your followers will love these relatable, funny and inspirational captions for your plant photos. We have also included some plant quotes for Instagram for those times when you are having trouble finding the right words and someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Plant Captions for Instagram

I like my plants like I like my thumbs – green.

I’m powered by plants.

Green is the new black.

The plants and I need a drink.

Turning over a new leaf.

Plant leaves with plant captions

Planting this beauty on my feed.

Happiness blooms from within.

Got a new plant friend today, so it’s safe to say it’s been good.

If a plant is sad, do other plants photosynthesize with it.

More plants, less problems.

Be honest, have I bought too many succulents?

I’d rather be in my flower garden

Pink flowers with captions about flowers

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy flowers, and that’s pretty much the same thing.

Another day, another plant purchase.

It’s not easy being so tiny and green.

I guess I’m a succulent mom now.

This is my happy place – surrounded by plants.

Dream as big as the plants.

Plants can’t solve all problems, but they’re a great start.

My new addition is suc-CUTE-lent.

Plant lady is the new cat lady.

Potted plant iwth plant captions for Instagram

Just another succulent appreciation post.

Sometimes, I wet my plants.

My cactus is lookin’ sharp today.

Just adding a little greenery to your feed today

I’m a proud plant parent.

I’m a plant lady. What’s your superpower?

Leaf me alone – I’m hanging with my plants.

Bloom where you are planted

Pink flowers with captions for nature

I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.

I like big plants and I cannot lie.

You’re pretty fly for a little cacti.

Advice from a sunflower: Be bright, sunny, and positive. Spread seeds of happiness. Rise, shine, and hold your head high.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Cactus Captions, Short Garden Quotes, Garden Captions, Garden Quotes and Bloom Quotes.

Short Captions for Plants

You grow girl.

I be-leaf in you.

Aloe you vera much.

Not dead yet…

Green queen.

Green plant with short captions for plants

Flower power.

I’m sexy and I grow it.

Life is short. Get more plants.

You prickle my fancy.

Ok, bloomer.

She’s lookin’ sharp.

The plant life chose me.

Big plant mom energy.

Honey bees and spring flowers, please.

Yellow flowers with spring flower sayings


I’m a succa for you.

Crazy plant lady.

Plant touch this.

Pot it like it’s hot.

Lost in the woods.

Find me where the tall plants are.

Funny Plant Captions

You can never have too many plants.

The best things in life are green!

Growth looks good on you.

I’m ready to stop being cactI, and ready to start being cactUS.

It’s beginning to look like a jungle.

Can’t stop, won’t stop buying plants.

Plant leaves with funny plant captions

Always rooting for you!

I don’t need less plants, I need more shelves.

I can’t make it. I’m busy tonight (staying home with my plants).

Look at you, all grown up!

I love you a lily more each day.

Plants don’t tell, they show.

Blossom buddies

Pink and red flowers with funny captions on flowers

A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber.

Plant hugger

When roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind.

From little seeds grow mighty plants.

Green is my favorite color of nature.

Nature – cheaper than therapy.

Letting nature take its course

Planting myself here for a while”

Tree-t yo’self”

The birds and the bees

Wander the wilderness

Colors of nature

Pink flowers and ocean with nature captions

Exploring nature

Go with the flow of nature

Keep close to nature’s heart

Find me where the wild things are

If you need me, I’ll be outside

Sky above, earth below, peace within

Green vibes only

The view is blossom

All you seed is love

Try branching out

Go against the green

From little seeds grow mighty trees

A sunbeam through the trees with a captions about trees that reads from little seeds grow mighty trees

May the forest be with you!

Bloom where you are planted

Let’s escape into the forest

Live in the sunshine

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home

Mother nature has the best box of crayons

Adopt the pace of nature

I am a…. Tree hugging, flower sniffing, nature lover

Sunflowr smiles

Close up of sunflower from the side with a short sunflower captions that reads sunflower smiles

Keep close to nature’s heart

You are never alone when you are connected with nature

Listening to nature

At peace in nature

Plant Quotes for Instagram

“If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.” – Russell Page

“You can plant a dream.” –  Anne Campbell

“The very best relationship has a gardener and a flower.” –Carole Radziwill

“Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.” – Lindley Karstens

“The Japanese say, if the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated.” –Lester Cole

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” -Margaret Atwood

“Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.” – Terri Guillemets

Green leaves with plant quotes for Instagram by Guillemets

“ I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.” – David Hobson

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

“We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.” –  Adolfo Perez Esquivel

“I plant sunflowers and get back daily joy.” – Nadine Locke

“Despite the gardener’s best intentions, Nature will improvise.” – Michael Garafalo

“God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.” – Francis Bacon

Red flowers with quotes on gardens by Sebold

“You’ve got to be one that, wherever you are, like a flower, you’ve got to blossom where you’re planted.” – Cory Booker

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Garden as though you will live forever.” – William Kent

“Use plants to bring life.” – Douglas Wilson

Yellow roses with inspirational garden quotes by Wilson

“Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.” – Lucy Larcom

“A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

“A plant is the most cliche thing, but a little bit of green has a great effect on happiness. Being at a cubicle all day is not pleasing, but a little life on your desk can give you a little life, too.” – Bobby Berk

“Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history will always be coming full circle.” – Francis Cabot Lowell

“The sun is the most important thing in everybody’s life, whether you’re a plant, an animal or a fish, and we take it for granted.” – Danny Boyle

Pink roses with gardener quotes by Garofalo

“A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

“You know those plants that are always trying to find the light? Maybe they were planted in a location that didn’t necessarily facilitate growth, but inexplicably they make a circuitous route to not only survive but bloom into a beautiful plant.” – Jonathan Van Ness

“Use plants to bring life.” – Douglas Wilson

“The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.” – Luther Burbank

“If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” – Robert Breault

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Totally swooning over my new best friend.” — Megan Cain

“My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” — Mitch Hedberg

“Like people, plants respond to extra attention.” — H. Peter Loewer

Plant leaves with funny plant Instagram quotes by Loewer

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther

“A few friendly reminders: remember to water your plants and wash your hands.” — Megan Cain

“I plant vegetables and every time I see a flower I’m like, ‘I’m going to get a vegetable in a few weeks!'” – Wunmi Mosaku

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn

“A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house.” –  Beth Ditto

“Grow shorty; it’s your birthday.” — Grow With Gracee

“I’m really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow… I stay at home and watch the river flow.” – George Harrison

“Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Lou Erickson

Pink flowers with funny garden qutoes by Erickson

“It’s exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you’ve had twenty or thirty years. It’s like seeing an old friend.” – Tasha Tudor

“You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can’t just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.” – Bootsy Collins

“Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy.” – Terri Guillemets

“So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” – Jorge Luis Borges

Plant Puns

Pretty fly for a cacti.

I never want you to leaf me.

I’m so glad I pricked you.

Have you botany plants lately?

I beg your garden!?

You’re looking suc-cute-lent today.

Succulents with plants puns

If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?

Say aloe to my little friend.

I’m a succa for puns.

I’m sexy and I grow it.

I’m very frond of you.

Cactus makes perfect.

Always got thyme for you.

Go ahead, plant one on me.

Scarecrows are always garden their patch.

I’ve soiled myself.

Dear succulents, I promise I’ll never desert you.

Plants are my soil mates.

Ok, bloomer.

Support plant parenthood.

All right, see if you can plant one on me now!

Botany plants lately?

Cacti – the only pricks worth dealing with.

Let me plant one on ya!

You grow girl!

I like to go with the sun-flow-er


I never want you to leaf me.

Pot it like it’s hot.

You win sedum, you lose sedum.

Thistle be the best day ever.

I don’t wanna brag, but this plant is a big dill.

Chive never met anyone quite like you.

Life would succ without you.

I’m telling you once and flora.

And there you have it! That is our list of the best captions.

Now go enjoy your ‘plant time’.

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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