Since being in quarantine, I attempted to zen my apartment and give it the TLC it deserves. Since our home is the only place all of us can be in right now, I took it upon myself to add new houseplants and bring nature into my sanctuary.
Not only do I find plants so aesthetically pleasing, they have enormous benefits and can really shift the energy in any room. Indoor plants are proven to improve your mental and physical well-being in ways you probably didn’t even realize, from allowing you to breathe easier, focus better, to simply feeling happier.
My affinity for plants is known throughout my house and I have at least one plant or flower in all my rooms l. I love waking up to greenery and taking the time to rejuvenate with them, it almost makes me feel as if I am living in a mini jungle retreat.
Here a few of my house plants I have in my apartment, which will hopefully inspire you to be mindful of the adaptability plants and hope plants can restore in your life.
1. Peace Lily
Peace lily is one of the most attractive houseplants which can effortlessly and naturally spruce up the home decor with its beautiful appearance. The bright green leaves and the gorgeous white flowers make this plant appealing to the eyes and makes the home decor look sophisticated and appealing in every way. A small peace lily plant looks best when placed in the corner of the rooms, on tables or shelves. Peace lily plant is a wonderful choice as it a low-maintenance and can survive without sunlight in bright indoor light. Peace lIly’s are best known for cleaning the air specifically of mold.
2. Elephant Ear Orchid
This has to be my second favorite flower in the house right now. I used it a center piece in my coffee table. I was given these as a gift for my anniversary, and I couldn’t have been happier. Yellow orchids are the perfect way to add brightness to a space. With their vitality and vibrance, they also bring a symbol of joy and new beginnings. These beautiful flowers are a go-to gift for newlyweds, new parents, housewarming events, or anyone headed back to work or school.
3. Devils Ivy
A classic house plant, the devils ivy. It was my first plant, and was given to me on my birthday last year and it has flourished so beautifully. It now touches the floor, it’s longest stem is now 6 feet. The devils ivy plant is anything but evil, it’s so gorgeous, voluminous and easy to take care of. It’s literally impossible to kill. I actually have two and am waiting for the other one to grow just as big 🙂 The Devil’s Ivy is another plant with benefits for cleansing the air of pollutants, such as benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene and formaldehyde.
Spiky, colorful, exotic: Bromeliads tick off the boxes for many houseplant fans. These houseplants make a great flashy plants in your home I have it as stand alone. The tall, spiky nature of bromeliads make them an eye-catching thriller plant in a combination container planting. (The thriller plant is the tall focal point of a planter) and adds a pop of color in a house of neutral colors.
5. White Orchid
6. My Desk Plants – Ginkgo Biloba Tree & Money Tree
8. Bird Of Paradise Plant
Unusual, gorgeous, and tropical basically sums up the Birds of Paradise Plant. This houseplant has also grown so many leaves over the past year, and makes me happy with its vibrant color and tropical feel. The large green leaves are good for air circulation and purification due to their size. Splitting on the leaves is natural, so if you purchase one, no need to worry about that occurrence.