Top 7 Houseplants to keep house Cool
Savvy home gardeners know that house plants add beauty and value to the indoors, but they might not know about the economical benefits of indoor plants.
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Indoor plants keep a house cooler in warm weather by consuming hot air for their natural processes.
They will help keep room cool and cooling costs down by adding humidity to the room.
Plants release moisture into the air through the process of transpiration, which is when moisture evaporates from the leaves.
When plants release moisture into the air in a warm room, it can reduce the temperature by as much as 10 degrees, according to the University of Vermont Extension.
Here are top 7 houseplants to keep house cool without A.C.:
1. Aloe Vera :
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2. Baby Rubber Plant :
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3. Golden Pothos :
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4. Areca Palm :
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5. Ficus Tree :
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6. Boston Fern :
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7. Snake Plant :
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In general use a soil-based compost placed over a generous layer of drainage material such as earthenware crocks, pebbles or gravel. Water and feed regularly, especially while plants are bearing flowers and fruit, when a high-potash fertilizer is recommended.
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Decorate planters or garden landscapes with these decorative pebbles :
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Using pebbles in a garden brings different colours and textures to the garden. Pebbles can also fill up otherwise empty space in the garden, leaving a visual that might be considered more interesting and aesthetic than simple dirt, soil or mulch.