Ever since we entered the lockdown stage of the coronavirus crisis, many of us have been struggling with staying indoors for long periods of time. Gardening can be a great way to productively pass the time during social distancing, self-quarantine, and self-isolation while also adding greenery and potentially some food to your home. Plus, plants are great at purifying the air in your home by filtering out everyday pollutants.
So, what are you waiting for? Add these indoor plants to your home
1. Snake Plant:
This is the perfect beginner plant because it doesn't require a lot of work or maintenance. The snake plant is popular for its ability to stay alive with little water, sun, and humidity. Not only it’s one of the positive energy plants due to its vibrant color and cheerful vibe it emits, but it’s also one of the healthiest plants as well. so you can breathe easy having this in your home.
If you are looking for a gardening project with quick returns, microgreens are your best option. Microgreens are edible shoots of plants. They are harvested just after the first leaves develop, about two to three weeks after planting. With delicate stems and tiny leaves, microgreens are often found sprinkled on salads. Microgreens are packed with nutrients.
Microgreens are grown from the seeds of many common vegetables and other edible plants, such as sunflowers, wheat, radishes and salad greens like arugula.
Microgreens can be harvested with sharp scissors. Cut through the microgreen stems close to the soil. Store the microgreens in the refrigerator in a resealable bag or container, where they will stay fresh for a week or more.
3. Spider Plant:
If you have a bright, sunny room, the spider plant will easily grow in no time. The plant loves indirect light and doesn't require much attention. Just keep it away from the windowsill. It's a strong air purifier, removing both formaldehyde and xylene. It is easily taken care of because the plant prefers to dry out between watering times.
4. Money Plant:
This is one of the most popular Indian plants. It is easy to grow in both soil and water. The money plant improves air quality in the house and according to feng shui principles, creates a harmonious environment and brings in growth.
5. Aloe vera:
Aloe vera is an evergreen succulent plant species. Aloe Vera can not only brighten up your home but can also use it to heal wounds and different skin conditions. Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Put your aloe vera plant in a bright, sunny spot and don't worry about keeping it alive. With many beauty and health uses, it eliminates bad energy from its surrounding. It promotes happiness and helps to regulate mood swings.
6. Peace Lily:
Peace lilies are a great indoor or office plant because of their beautiful flower. It is an excellent source of positive energy for the surrounding. Blooms will be plentiful from peace lilies when there is more light. Make sure you can plant them in an area that gets direct sunlight. Put peace lily in your bedroom since it produces oxygen at night, while most other plants do that during the day. Besides producing oxygen, this plant also removes ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde.
The jasmine plant is a source of exotic fragrance in warmer climates. It is an important scent noted in perfumes, and also has herbal properties. The smell of its scented flowers alleviates stress and stimulates romance. It leaves a positive environment and boosts relationships between couples.
8. The Lucky Bamboo Plant:
This essential feng shui plant makes a regular appearance in Indian homes. Keep the lucky bamboo on your office desk or a kitchen countertop and become happy, peaceful, and prosperous, according to Feng Shui. It’s undoubtedly the easiest indoor plant, which you can grow in either water or soil.