Indoor plants are a simple and effective way to liven up your home. Available in many different types with varying sizes to suit your space needs, you can find the right indoor plants to complete the beautiful aesthetic of your home.
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Before you rush off to your local nursery, let us look at a few essential tips.
Size does matter, so look at the size of the room. In a larger space, you could have a floor-standing plant in a stylish pot, making a bold statement, or a smaller table-standing plant, understated yet happy and healthy in a less spacious room.
Select your indoor plants to add style to a room. When you walk into the room, your plants should be aesthetically pleasing to the eye and not look like the green-eyed monster ready to attack and devour your visitors.
A gorgeous colossal ficus or a bamboo palm occupying the corner of a large room will look amazing, but it might not work in a small space.
The now fashionable snake plant, also known as Mother-in-law’s tongue strategically placed on your dining table and flowering orchids in the bathroom, will make a beautiful statement.
Yes, your indoor plant can improve your health. There are numerous scientifically proven health benefits. With its vast diversity of plants and trees, the Amazon Rain Forest produces 20% of the earth’s oxygen, hence named the “Lungs of the Earth”.
Most indoor plants need light to grow. Speak to your local nursery assistant and be very specific about where you intend to place the plant. Snake plants or a flowering peace lily are ideal in a low light area, while a rubber plant or spider plant requires a lot more natural light.
Below we have highlighted four simple ways to care for your plants:
On a more serious and relevant note, in a time with the Corona Virus pandemic, we need plants now more than ever, especially as many more people are staying at home.
Mask up and make a trip to your local nursery. Your home deserves it!