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Decorate your home with low maintenance house plants

Posted On Jun 22, 2020 by indusnet

There are many ways to go green when it comes to decorating our home interior. Having good amount of indoor plants is one of them. Indoor plants not only make your living space more inviting and luxurious, they also provide a natural way of removing toxic agents from the air making your home’s air healthier. While some houseplants require a lot of attention, a few plants are more forgiving and low-maintenance. They can be grown in the indirect light from a window and the usual indoor temperature. The south open apartments at Rajat Boulevard’s residential complex near Science City ensure breezy living as well as plenty of sun in the winter.

There is a rising trend of sprucing up homes with greenery among urban dwellers. Interior experts are coming up with innovative ways to add some living, breathing greenery that instantly gives a fresh feeling to a space. You can create an indoor hanging herb garden, hang the house plants at different heights to create visual interest or create a living wall and so on.

If you’re new to plant parenthood and want to bring outdoors inside, here is the list of low-maintenance plants that can be kept alive and happy easily at your home.

  1. Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera is a succulent with long, pointed leaves and has medicinal properties. Aloe plants can be used as a skin moisturizer and to heal minor cuts and ease sunburn. It prefers bright, but indirect sunlight, especially in cooler temperatures. It can grow 3-feet high but their smaller varieties too can make big impact indoors. It can grow for years in the same container and does not need frequent watering.

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2.Pothos:

Pothos, commonly known as Money Plant, is easier to grow and maintain. This trailing plant can survive in both low and bright light. They are even tolerant of artificial lights. So basically, you can put it just about anywhere in your home. They keep on growing, 10 ft. or more and each cutting can be rooted in water to create more plants. Water when the top inch of soil dries out.

3. Lucky Bamboo:

Lucky bamboo has long been the centrepiece of container plantings and can actually grow without soil. It is believed that lucky bamboo plants inside houses and offices promote prosperity and happiness. Pick a bamboo plant with vibrant green colour with no blemishes, bruises, or yellowing. Caring for them is absolutely hassle-free and a relaxing pastime which is also great for reducing stress. Make sure, your plant has enough to cover the base of the roots and change the water at least once per week to prevent the plant from rotting

4.Spider Plant:

Though spider plants grow fast in a bright, sunny spot, they can tolerate low light and artificial light. They can grow in hanging baskets and add visual interest to a room. As their roots tend to fill the pot they are kept in, it is necessary to change the pot every couple of years. They can retain water well and survive in evenly moist soil. They also produce small baby plants. When they start to form roots, they can be cut off and planted on their own.

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5.Snake Plant

Snake plants are popular indoor houseplant as they are incredibly easy to care for. They are also called as ‘Mother-in-law’s tongue’ for their long, sharp, pointed leaves. They last for long and are tolerant of low light. They do just fine in normal room temperature but the air and soil should be somewhat dry. Some varieties of snake plants have yellow or white edges. They have small, white flowers that bloom rarely.

6. Peace Lily:

The appeal of your home can be enhanced by the big white bracts and glossy green leaves of Peace Lily. Keeping this plant in the bathroom can absorb the excess moisture from the surrounding air and reduce of mildew development in the bathroom. The tropical, evergreen plants are easy to grow and can tolerate short periods of dry soil. They enjoy high humidity and warmth of the morning sun.

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