Spring is a great time to get your hands in the soil and plant some flowers. If you don’t have lots of space or time, not to worry, try planting a container garden. It’s an easy and compact way to add a splash of color to a deck, patio, or front step.
While the nice weather allows us to enjoy planting outdoors, don’t forget that you can enjoy plants on the inside all year long. Besides, brightening up a room, houseplants also help clean your indoor air which can be far more polluted than the air outside. They can filter out pollutants from chemicals found in carpeting, furniture, house hold cleaners, glue, paint, plastics and more.
Here are some great plants that help improve indoor air quality:
Spider plant – a hardy plant for those with not so much of a green thumb
Aloe – perfect for kitchen sun
Azalea – do well in cooler temps such as your basement
Bamboo palm – likes the shady places
Chrysanthemum – full of color and loves a sunny spot
Peace lily – lovely when it blooms, likes shade and regular watering
Snake plant – thrives in humid, low light places such as a bathroom
Still stuck on where to put plants in your home? Put the most plants in the rooms you use the most. Happy planting, inside or out!