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Indoor Plants: How to Choose the Best Ones for Your Home’s Interior

by Support Team .

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Plants add a natural beauty to your home and they can elevate the space around you. When it comes to the type of plants to choose, you want to choose ones that not only look nice, but ones that will suit your home well. For example, some plants may not do well indoors while others thrive well within your four walls. Let’s take a look at how to choose the best plants for your interior.

Choosing Indoor Plants 1: Size Matters

In this situation, size does matter and it matters a lot. As you look at plants to add to your home, you need to think about whether or not you want something that is small and can sit on the tabletop or something that stands tall at four or six feet.

The bigger the plant, the more room you will need for it, so it would not make much sense to have a six-foot tall tree in your living room if you are limited on space. In the case of a small living room, you should choose a small tabletop plant or even a plant that hangs.

Choosing Indoor Plants 2: What’s in Season?

Depending on where you live, there will be native and non-native plants. It is wise to choose a native plant for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, the plant will thrive better in the environment and two, you will be able to care for and replace it much easier when necessary.

Non-native plants can be difficult to maintain, especially if they do not do well in the climate you live in. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the plant will not live.

Choosing Indoor Plants 3: Ease of Care

Lastly, consider how easy the plant is to care for. As mentioned above, some plants are not a good choice for your home because of where you live. In addition to this, you need to think about how much pruning is required, how much water the plant needs, and if the plant will attract any pests.

Choosing indoor plants for your home will help to liven up the space and add an eco-friendly feel. Before you simply choose any plant, make sure that it is the right one for you.

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