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Fitting Houseplants into Your Life

There are a lot of draws to filling your house with living things. For one thing, they clarify the air in your home, making for healthier, happier lungs. Houseplants can aid with stress and help you sleep. They can help fight illnesses and promote general wellbeing. The list goes on and on. But whether you are looking for one of these incredible benefits, or just looking for some new decor in your home, we're here to help you navigate the confusing world of houseplants with ease. We'll be focusing on a few types of houseplants today, but the options are limitless! As always, the genial staff at Garden Spot Nursery is available to answer any and all of your questions.



 

The first thing you should consider when you decide to bring house plants into your home is selection. You will need to choose which plants you want based on your lifestyle and how capable you are of keeping up with them. If you work a lot, travel a lot, or otherwise don't spend much time at home, you don't have to sacrifice the joy of houseplants. There are plenty of plants that require little upkeep once settled into their new environment. Your home should be a welcoming retreat each time you return, no matter how long you've been away. If you are home often, and taking up houseplants as a hobby, there are plenty that will require more of your attention. There are even ways you can influence your plants to create a certain aesthetic! Think about how involved you want to be in your plants' lives, so you can choose the ones that will work for you.



If you find yourself forgetting to water your plants, consider succulents! There are hundreds of varieties including a wide range of shapes and colors. Succulents make great indoor plants as they require little moisture, and prefer to dry out between waterings. These babies carry their own supply of water, you just have to replenish it. Think of it like recharging your phone battery. One of our favorite succulents is Aloe Vera, which can be harvested for its numerous med