Benefits of Decorating with Plants April 16 2015, 0 Comments

Plants are a great way to bring some natural elements into your home while adding ambiance. Not only do they look beautiful but there’s a certain satisfaction to seeing a plant grow and prosper in your space. Plants can also detox your air all while looking lovely and adding a special detail to your home. Here are some plants that you can grow to add both beauty and purity to your home.

Dracaena: These houseplants come in all shapes and sizes. Perfect for brightening up an empty corner, there are many different versions of the Dracaena that one can choose from. Dracaenas also deal well with both low light and high light situations, so if you want to have one in your living room by a window or in the kitchen tucked away, they will both still blossom accordingly.

English Ivy: Great for low light environments English Ivy plants are a climbing plant that work wonderfully in homes. They are also well known for removing allergens from a home and purifying the air from carbon monoxide.

Areca Palm: These plants are cluster growing and are great for bright areas with indirect sunlight. These gorgeous plants are also the most effective at air purifying, according to NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America. Not only that but they work as a natural air humidifier and eliminate carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, xylene and more.

Peace Lily: The Peace Lily is a stunning flower that adapts perfectly in low light areas. Having this flower around eliminates acetone, which is a toxin emitted from electronics and certain cleaners. Be careful to place the lily in a high area if you have pets because it can make them sick if ingested.

Snake Plant: This plant grows strong and tall and is a great way to add vibrant greenery to any room. Snake Plants are easy to maintain especially because they deal well with any type of lighting.  It also absorbs carbon monoxide nightly and releases oxygen into the air, leaving your spaces feeling fresh and clean. In addition it also eliminates formaldehyde and benzene.