Cori Sears

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Cori Sears is a writer with over a decade of experience, specializing in houseplants, gardening, and home decor. She writes about trending news, interior design, houseplants, and gardening for The Spruce and runs her own blog. Her expertise in these areas has led her to contribute to other major publications including Better Homes and Gardens and Apartment Therapy.


  • 10+ years of experience caring for houseplants/gardening
  • 3+ years as a plant expert, home decor, and trending news writer for The Spruce
  • 5+ years of experience in digital content creation and marketing.


Cori is a writer with over a decade of experience, specializing in covering 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, Home Decor
Education: University of Guelph
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

About The Spruce

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