Create your own tranquil sanctuary with on-trend indoor plants
As we find ourselves spending more time at home whether we are working from home or about to enjoy well deserved Christmas holidays, it’s the ideal time to spruce up your home with one of the most on trend items in 2020, indoor plants. Indoor plants not only look fresh and fabulous but they also increase oxygen levels within your home, which can assist with endorphin release, reduce snoring and add a great vibe to your home!
We explore some of our favourite indoor plant types, which we think are must haves in your home.
Ficus Lyrata the Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf is one of the most popular yet high maintenance indoor plants that have made their way into home design magazines in 2020. While they are high maintenance they are worth the effort with their gorgeous luscious green leaves and picturesque silhouette. Fiddle Leaf Figs can often be given too much love and if overwatered, can experience root rot which causes browning of the leaves. To avoid this pop your Fiddle Leaf in a space with plenty of filtered light and make sure you allow the soil to dry out in-between watering, this will allow your plant to flourish and create a unique styling element in your home.
Sansevieria Trifasciata the Mother in Laws Tongue
Commonly referred to as ‘Mother-in-Law’s Tongue’ for its sharp pointed leaves and tough nature this indoor plant is versatile, hardy and provide an element of texture and colour in any space. These intriguing succulents are a fantastic option for beginners as they do not require a lot of watering or sunlight. In fact, these house plants often thrive on neglect only needing a couple of hours of sunshine per day and water here and there. Find the perfect spot in your home for this mother-in-law and let her spruce up your space with her green and yellow coloured foliage.
Chlorophytum Comosum the Spider Plant
If you love the idea of an indoor plant but don’t have time to really care for them then you’ll love the low maintenance Spider plant. Ideal for beginners or busy people, these plants thrive in indirect, filtered sunlight and can survive in almost any condition. What makes them so great is a mature and healthy Spider plant will shoot off baby spider plants, which are called ‘Spiderettes’ and are easy to repot and will continue your indoor garden growing with minimal effort.
Aloe Barbadensis the Aloe Vera
Loving warm well-lit rooms this versatile and useful plant will be sure to add a stunning addition to any room! With it’s rigid and rough foliage, an Aloe Vera adds both colour and texture and an element of surprise to any indoor garden. It useful nature is derived from the fact that Aloe Vera is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties, wound healing and its soothing sunburn. Pick the perfect place for this excellent addition to your home – just in time for those sun kissed summer days.
Monstera Deliciousa the Swiss Cheese Plant
Known affectionately as the Swiss Cheese Plant due to the interesting holes in its leaves, this plant loves the humidity, and thrives well indoors with minimal effort. Keep the Swiss Cheese out of direct sunlight and let the soil dry before topping up with water to avoid over watering. This plant with its luscious leave will prove to be an excellent addition to your home, brightening up your space this summer.
Top Tips for keeping your plants alive!
Using filtered water can reduce problems with your plant babies. High levels of fluoride in drinking water can upset your plants! Take your new home to the next level with a bunch of beautiful plant babies! Whether you’re searching for the perfect addition to your interiors or looking for the perfect Christmas Gift – choosing one of these plants will be sure to brighten your day!
Take your new home to the next level with a bunch of beautiful plant babies! Whether you’re searching for the perfect addition to your interiors or looking for the perfect Christmas Gift – choosing one of these plants will be sure to brighten your day!