The benefits of growing plants, whether inside or out, are numerous. Plants freshen and detoxify the air inside your home while offering the added benefit of improving the decor of a room.
Gardening outside, meanwhile, can provide therapeutic benefits to the grower. The time spent working in the outdoors with the dirt and in the sunshine can rejuvenate the body and clear the mind.
For those of us who would like to experience the wonderful benefits of growing plants but feel intimidated to start, here’s a list of five easy-to-care for plants for your inside your home and out.
These bushes have thick stems and fleshy branches. Their foliage is generally oval-shaped and varies in size (2-7 inches). The size generally depends on the maturity of the plant and its location.
These plants commonly grow outdoors, however, when they are young, they can be seen within an indoor area.
Peace Lilies are very common houseplants because they are easy to grow. They can grow up to 16 inches, but larger ones can often reach 6 feet tall.
Peace Lilies produce white flowers in the early summer and continue to bloom throughout the year.
The anthurium red plant has a bright pink, tube-shaped flower that sits on the end of a long stalk.
For this reason, the plant is often called the flamingo flower for its resemblance to the bird.
Some of the most popular orchid plants among home growers are Dendrobium orchid plants.
These showy flowers are relatively easy to grow, with a central long stem and an attractive spray of flowers that can last up to four weeks.
Ixora Mini Dwarf (Pink)
The Ixora plant is loved by many because it produces clusters of star-shaped flowers all year round.
Each cluster is consists of flowers that comes in red, yellow, pink,orange or peach in color.