Plants are a magical and exciting decorative element for the interior and exterior of your home. You may not be so excited now, but once you get there, check them out and start buying them, you’ll realize how happy they really make you. Plants add to your landscape, yes, as well as to the aesthetics of your decor. However, we forget about the benefits that come with certain plants, whether it’s being able to use them in different ways or how certain plants clean and freshen the air you breathe! Here are some fabulous plants you should consider for your home or office:
Geraniums are a wonderful double plant, they can be kept indoors or outdoors and have many different uses. You can use their leaves to flavor jellies, frozen drinks, pastries, pound cakes, and even use the leaves to create perfume. They manage to withstand dry weather and drought as long as they are placed in well-drained soil, they can also be potted or free planted. However, it is important to note that the colorful flower may stop blooming in very high weather but will soon bloom when the weather cools.
An extremely versatile plant that can be formal or casual. Boxwood is easy to shape and has a strong green color that is beautiful and simple in nature. They can be used as hedges, trimmers, trimmers, for topiary or planted in pots. There are a variety of types in which each is suitable for something different. They adapt to different types of soil, but they do not like standing water, so drainage is very important. Boxwoods love sunlight and thrive in full sun or light shade, but don’t like wind and often can’t stand it.
Calla lilies are beautiful and add subtle color to any environment. The only important aspects when it comes to successfully growing calla lilies are location and proper planting. Calla Lillies need loose, well-drained soil and should be placed in full sun or in warmer climates, partially shaded locations. Another double and minimal care plant that adds a touch of color and elegance.
Sage, basil, rosemary, thyme, mint and more. Herbs can be grown anywhere and everywhere, with proper attention, watering and some sun, you can have an indoor or outdoor herb garden! The best part is that some of these herbs repel insects and can naturally be used in your everyday cooking.
Begonias are very popular houseplants and some are grown for the floral appearance or for the striking foliage. Fibrous and rhizomatous begonias are best for planting as houseplants because they don’t require as much moisture and light as other begonia species. Tuberous begonias are therefore best for outdoors. A good tip is to place your begonias on a shallow tray filled with pebbles and water during the winter, this will increase the humidity inside and not allow water to rise.