Why choose Indoor Plants?
Having indoor plants in your home is always a good idea. Not only do they freshen the air by taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen, but they also purify it by getting rid of any harmful toxins. Including plants in your home decor will not only bring positive changes in your health but will also liven your mood and help you relieve stress. Regardless of whether you’re good at gardening or not, investing in some indoor plants is not going to take much skill as several plants which are optimal for purifying indoor air happen to be low-maintenance.
Low- Maintenance Plants
To start, you can bring in natural plants like cactus or succulents. Succulents don’t require much maintenance and can fit in anywhere. Placing them near windows or on windowsills where they can get sunlight would be ideal.
Apart from cactus and succulents, you can also look at Peace Lily. It’s excellent at air purification and is easy to maintain. The plant tends to sag when it needs water, and thus you know when to water it and how much. A string of Pearls is another attractive hanging plant. Its foliage looks similar to the pearls in a necklace, where it gets its name from. Its deficient maintenance and requires little watering and tending. If you’re not fond of opening up your windows to some natural light in for your plants, there’s something for you too. The Crispy Wave flourishes in indirect light, and thus you don’t have to keep it by a window for it to grow.
Moreover, it only requires watering once or twice a week. The Spider plant is excellent for air purification and is easy to find as its a conventional plant. Additionally, the plant can also be snipped off to grow more of its kind. Another common variety is the English Ivy, which doesn’t require too much attention and can survive under a bit of neglect.
If you’re on the hunt for a lively houseplant, look no further than Chrysanthemums. Placed in a bright location, they are easy to care for as long as you water them enough in well-drained soil. However, the leaves of this plant are considered to be poisonous to pets and children, so it’s probably best to give it a thought before you get yourself some chrysanthemums. If you’re looking for something more tropical, bamboo palms are a good bet. This plant can do well in both bright and low light as long as you water it enough. It’s best to place it on a layer of pebbles along with water as the plant has a humidity requirement. Keep adding more water as you see it evaporate and you should be fine.