Indoor plants give life to your space. Tired of looking at your drab, bland living room? Try adding a plant. They please your senses by improving the air quality and giving you something nice to look at. Don’t worry if you’re not a green thumb. Some house plants hardly require any work. Just remember to water them occasionally and they’ll thrive.
Here are some ideas you can work with.
1. Snake Plant
The snake plant has thick, strong leaves. It’s known as a bachelor’s plant because it’s nearly impossible to kill. In fact, one of the only ways to hurt it is to over water it. It doesn’t need much sunlight either.
Snake plants are perfect for people who don’t have much gardening experience or who don’t want to devote a lot of time to plant care.
Aloe leaves are known for their medicinal properties. They’re long, pointed, and filled with a thick sap. Certain strains can grow as high as three feet. There are smaller varieties that are ideal for indoors.
Aloe is relatively easy to care for although it requires more attention than a snake plant. It needs constant sunlight, a cool temperature, and regular water.
3. Spider Plant
Spider plants have long, spindly leaves that sprout like insect legs. They create a dramatic effect. A dull room with no other identifying features can be transformed by a lush spider plant. The plants need ample sunlight and moderate temperatures.
Jade plants grow very slowly and can live for a long time if they’re properly cared for. They have a unique visual appeal that gives character to any room. It’s a succulent, which means that it’s easy to care for. The leaves are lush and produce a strong smell.
The plants don’t need a lot of water but they do require ample sunlight.
5. Rubber Tree
Rubber trees are great if you want to create a striking effect. It’s very easy to grow and can sometimes span more than 8 feet. If you don’t want it to be so tall, simply prune the stems. The plant flourishes in cool conditions with medium light.
6. Peace Lily
Peace Lilies are incredibly popular. Their gorgeous white flowers appeal to a variety of people. The plant needs a lot of water, as it thrives with moist soil, but it doesn’t need much sunlight. That what makes it an ideal indoor plant. They can easily be purchased online or at plant nurseries.
Ficus plants have bright, waxy leaves that can brighten your room. There are over 800 different varieties. The plants prefer temperatures of about 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
Adding an indoor plant to your living space is a quick, easy way to change the character of your home.
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