Indoor plants to kick start your in-house garden

Plants in your home enhance your wellbeing. They improve the quality of the air because they reduce a range of pollutants including benzene and nitrogen dioxide. Plants can also help to reduce the air temperature and airborne dust levels, while increasing the humidity. Here are some of the plants we recommend for your home.


The easiest of easy. Set and forget. These little plants may as well be ornaments with the amount of attention they need. To take the best care of your succulent babies, all you’ll need to remember is:

  • Make sure they are planted in the right soil
  • Water regularly
  • Rotate them for sun exposure

Peace lily

The peace lily is a truly stunning plant. Long-stemmed white flowers with elegantly entwined brilliant white petals amongst shiny green leaves. Even better, they are incredibly easy to maintain. Peace lilies can endure all types and intensities of light and don’t need to be watered often. To help them thrive:

  • Make sure your lily is in the correct sized pot
  • Provide indirect lighting
  • Water every week.

Cast Iron Plant

Named literally for its ability to survive. The cast iron plant can handle low light, irregular watering and intense temperature fluctuation. They can grow up to two feet tall in their maturity, making them the perfect indoor house plant. To make them feel at home, make sure to:

  • Water regularly
  • Repot every two-three years
  • Ensure they receive get some sunlight.

Devil’s Ivy

This beautiful plant can either be a hanging or climbing companion and can withstand the worst environments. It can survive nearly all temperatures as long as it’s not too cold. The devil’s ivy has a built-in light meter – if the leaves are pale, they need more sunlight. Below are our tips to keep your devil’s ivy healthy.

  • Ensure adequate lighting
  • Keep it out of the cold
  • Spritz regularly with a water bottle
  • Cut back any tendrils if they grow too long

Snake plant

The snake plant is beautiful and can remove toxins from the air. It can also survive drought-like conditions and deficient light levels. This little plant is a brilliant addition to any house plant collection. To make this plant happy:

  • Don’t overwater
  • Use a free-draining soil
  • Ensure there is indirect sunlight.

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