5 of the best house plants that you could ever buy

One of the best ways to decorate your home is with indoor house plants. Here are a few good ones that you should pick up. Indoor plants are becoming more popular than ever, their stress-reducing properties are making Millenials buy plants like no other generations before.

Besides the fact that they help reduce stress and clean our air, they also give a sense of accomplishment to the grower. But what plants are the most beneficial to your health and easiest to grow indoors? 

Scroll down to discover some of the best indoor house plants, along with tips on how to keep them alive and healthy! 

  1. Happy Bean Plant 

The happy bean plant is as exciting as its’ name!

This plant is excellent for indoors and is extremely unique. It has thick leaves that resemble a succulent. Because of its stringy and green leaves, it also looks like green beans. 

No need to water this plant daily. It also does well without constant sun exposure. 

  1. Aloe

If you are looking for a plant that is easy to keep alive and also comes with healing properties, the aloe plant is the way to go.

This plant is filled with a gel that can be used to treat skin burns and cuts. Aloe is also good for the home because it purifies the air. If you see brown spots on the leaves, however, you may need to take further measures to purify your surroundings. 

  1. Lavender

If you want a plant that smells good and can help relieve symptoms of stress, lavender is the answer.

Lavender is a beautiful color and has a lovely fragrance to match. It does well in bright areas. Many people suggest putting the plant in south-facing windows or sections of the yard.  

  1. Yucca Plant

As long as you have a location at home that has plenty of sunlight, the yucca plant would be a perfect selection.

The yucca plant doesn’t require much water or care, just sun. Also, be sure to get a deep pot for the plant, it is top-heavy. If you are looking for other tropical-like house plants, you can buy plants online and have them conveniently shipped to your home! 

  1. Cactus 

A cactus is the perfect house plant that requires minimal effort to keep alive.

They only need to be watered once a week, or less in the winter months, and are super unique. There are many different varieties to choose from, just make sure not to poke yourself! 

Tips to Keeping Your Indoor House Plants Alive
Keeping indoor house plants alive can be a bit of a challenge, especially if the plant isn’t a cactus. It is best to avoid putting your plants near an air vent. The cold air could damage the leaves and prevent growth. Also, be sure to water your plant, without drowning the roots. 

Coffee grinds, Miracle Grow, or other growing additives, can ensure that the plants are getting enough nutrients as well. 

Dig a Little Deeper
Now that you have discovered some of the top indoor house plants to buy, it’s time to grab the shovel and do a little digging!  Don’t overwhelm yourself with high-maintenance plants. The cactus, yucca, and happy bean plant require little water and a whole lot of sunlight.  

Be sure to check out our environment blog for the latest news and plant tips! 

 

The Yucatan Times



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