Cori Sears

Cori is wearing a black shirt and jeans, holding a large cactus, and smiling in front of large cacti behind her.

Cori Sears is a home decor and houseplant expert and the author of the houseplant blog Plant & Grow living in Ontario, Canada. Born into a plant-loving household, Cori spent the majority of her life learning how to care for both indoor and outdoor plants. Limited only by the size of her apartment, Cori is on a mission to transform her home into an indoor jungle, one houseplant at a time.


  • 10+ years experience caring for houseplants
  • 2+ years as a plant expert, home decor, and trending news writing for The Spruce


Cori specializes in writing on topics like home decor, interior design, trending news, and houseplants. She has extensive knowledge of houseplants and care tasks, including propagation, repotting, handling pests, and pruning.

Cori has several years of experience in the content creation and digital marketing space, with a fierce passion for home decor, trending news, houseplants, and houseplant care. Writing for The Spruce since October 2019, she is excited to be sharing her knowledge and expertise in home decor and houseplants with The Spruce community. 


Cori has an Honors B.A in Sociology and Marketing from the University of Guelph, with a Certificate in Environmental Citizenship.

Expertise: Houseplants, Plant propagation
Education: University of Guelph
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

About The Spruce

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