Houseplants bring life into a room. As ornamental as houseplants are, many also provide health benefits by purifying the air and increasing humidity. Flowering houseplants add another layer of enjoyment, bringing color and maybe even scent into your decor. And you’d be surprised how some can survive on the most minimal … Read more
Whether you set your house plants out last spring, for a summer vacation, or you got carried away with container gardening until pots competed with the cat for every sunny nook of patio space, the cool night temperatures mean it’s time to think about bringing tender plants back indoors. Chances are … Read more
No one sets out to kill a houseplant, yet most dead houseplants were killed by kindness. Gardening indoors is an artificial climate and all plants will need a period of adjustment. Expect to see a few leaves drop at first. The best thing you can do for indoor plants is to learn … Read more
Successful container arrangements often contain a variety of common perennial plants, which are plants that return year after year. Choose a thriller, which is a tall, upright plant; a spiller plant which will cascade over the edge of the pot; and filler, which is a fast growing plant that fills … Read more
In 1989 NASA released the results of a two-year-long study on the effects of indoor plants. Their findings proved that growing certain common varieties of plants indoors (including philodendron, spider plant, and golden pothos) help to reduce indoor air pollution. Their study was mainly focused on office buildings and the … Read more
This plant is among the most popular houseplants for its beautiful variegation, full foliage and thick stems. A popular houseplant for over 150 years, the Dumb cane is native to South America where it is commonly found growing in tropical jungles, especially in Brazil. With common names like Mother-in-Law’s Tongue and … Read more
All in-house plants need to be protected from harsh sunlight, dark rooms and draft. Sometimes plants tend to die indoors despite all the appropriate conditions to help them thrive. This is because a number of plants are not meant for indoor use, and will eventually die, if they remain inside the house. There are certain types of plants that do well ‘in and out-doors’ while some are best suited in their natural surrounding.
Here are types of popular house plants best suited for home décor.