Beautiful plants and flowers don’t have to be limited to your outside area. There are many things you can do to spruce up your interiors with plants, especially if you are living in an apartment or condominium with no garden space.
Indoor gardening is just as fun as traditional gardening, as it involves using more creativity with the smaller space, and choosing the right indoor plants.
With indoor gardening, plain spaces at home will brighten up and look fresher.
House plants are also beneficial for you, as it cleans and deodorizes the air you breathe naturally. So not only is indoor gardening a great way to liven up your home, but it’s also good for your health as it acts as a natural filter.
When choosing plants for use in indoor gardening, some of the most popular ones include:
1. Pothos comes in yellow or white and green variations, and is a popular house plant because it requires very low maintenance and will survive just about any home environment.
Simply give it some space, light, and water once a month and it will continue to grow.
2. The Spider Plant is recognized for its pretty features and its amazing ability to filter air. It’s also well-recognized as a suitable plant for indoor gardening and low maintenance.
3. If you have lots of space inside to spare, try the Jade Plant which can grow up to 9 feet high. It will last a very long time, just remember to give it water and sunlight every day. It’s recommended to place your Jade Plant in an area at home that receives full sun.
4. For some lively color, choose a Bromeliad for indoor gardening. The flowers come in pretty, lovely colors that will make an ideal accent to any home. Bromeliads are also low maintenance house plants.
Once you’ve started your little garden at home, here are some tips for taking care of it:
1. Be consistent with your indoor gardening. The plants will be dependent on a consistent schedule and supply of sunlight and water.
2. Simple habits of paying attention to your plants will help them thrive. Once a week, check them for dust, weeds, and other signs of disease that you will want to nip in the bud.
3. For extra low maintenance indoor gardening, choose plastic pots instead of ceramic ones as they retain moisture and water better and therefore you don’t have to water them as much. To be sure, always check the texture and consistency of the soil[soil testing] before watering.
4. Feeding is an essential aspect of indoor gardening if you want your plants to flourish. Fertilizing doesn’t have to be complicated; use one-size-fits-all solutions or fertilizing sticks you can just dunk into the soil once a month.
Indoor gardening will make a great addition and complement to your indoor design. There is always room for a plant or two at home that will not only beautify your surroundings but also purify the air you breathe.