Studies have proven that indoor plants improve concentration, productivity, reduce stress levels and boost your everyday mood. To create your perfect green haven, it’s worthwhile spending a bit of time researching the plants best suited for which room and what kind of environment. Here are a few pointers
- – The easiest way to style up your space – Plants are really inexpensive way to turn a boring room around. Adorn something big Bird of Paradise, or small succulents at your windowsills. You may also have fun with the pots in a gorgeous ceramic or copper containers to brighten up your living spaces
- Some plants don’t like it hot – most indoor plants don’t like direct sunlight, so be careful when placing plants in your home. There are obvious signs to look out for, such as leaf burn, spotting or leaf fall. Most plants can be easily rescued. Often it is the case of not getting enough water, or letting the foil dry out a bit if its too soggy. Organic fertilizers are a great way to revive your plants.
- Some plants like it hot – knowing what plants are best for what room is crucial. The bathroom is perfect for air plants and kokedama, as the excess moisture from your shower helps those plants flourish. If you have a sunroom or a super hot room, fill it with ferns, palms, succulents and cacti as they love the heat
- Enjoy your own herbs – many cooks like to grow herbs indoor as they prefer the same temperatures that most people do. Herbs prefer 6 – 8 hours of direct sunlight. Hence a bright sunny window is an ideal location for growing herbs indoor. Give your herbs good drainage. Couple of culinary herbs to grow in your indoor herb garden – basil, rosemary, thyme, chives, lemon balm, mint, oregano, etc.