Not only do indoor plants look good, but they make you feel good, too. Plants help to eliminate indoor air pollutants while boosting your well-being and reducing overall stress. This Guide to Houseplants will point you in the direction of finding a happier and healthier you. Who knew it could be this easy?
These days, it’s all about adding life to your space. And what better way to do so than by adding a variety of houseplants!
Houseplants come in all shapes and sizes, including trees that can grow up to 6 feet tall inside your living room. If you’re looking for a house plant with height, consider a Fiddle Leaf Fig, Parlor Palm, or Money Tree. All three of these trees thrive in a variety of conditions, so no matter the amount of light your space gets, you’ll be able to add a tree to your growing collection.
MANY HOUSEPLANTS REMOVE CARBON DIOXIDE FROM THE AIR DURING PHOTOSYNTHESIS, HELPING YOU FEEL MORE ENERGIZED AND ALERT. SNAKE PLANTS, POTHOS, AND PHILODENDRON ARE JUST THREE KINDS OF AIR-PURIFYING FOLIAGE THAT MAKE A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY HOME. DID YOU SAY PRODUCTIVITY PLANT? SIGN ME UP!
HAVE YOU STRUGGLED WITH HOUSEPLANTS IN THE PAST? LUCKY FOR YOU, WE KNOW OF A FEW LOW-MAINTENANCE PLANTS THAT CAN WITHSTAND WEEKS OF NEGLECT AND EVEN OVERWATERING. ZZ PLANTS, ENGLISH IVY, CHINESE EVERGREEN, AND GOLDEN POTHOS ARE PERFECT FOR BEGINNER (OR FORGETFUL) PLANT PARENTS.
ALTHOUGH INDOOR PLANTS HAVE MANY BENEFICIAL FACTORS, SOME HOUSEPLANTS CAN BE TOXIC FOR OUR FURRY FRIENDS. WHEN INGESTED, THEY CAN CAUSE SEIZURES, UPSET STOMACHS, AND TREMORS. IF YOU HAVE A PET, PICK SOMETHING NON-TOXIC LIKE A SPIDER PLANT, BOSTON FERN, OR PRAYER PLANT TO KEEP YOUR FOUR-LEGGED BESTIE HAPPY AND HEALTHY.