Many benefits can be gained by maintaining plants at home. For example plants are placed in the workspace can reduce fatigue, stress, dry throat, headache, cough and to prevent dry skin. At least that is the research conducted by a team of plant psychology from Norway and Sweden. However, because of limited space causes people choose to remove elements of plants from their house. In fact, to create a healthy home by presenting a plant can be done in various ways. Here are tips to bring the plants in our homes.

Placing plants in the house

Plants in the living room
Plants in the living room

Plants in the house, in addition to providing fresh, some plant species are able to absorb toxins in the room. Examples is Aglonela plant which can reduce benzene pollutants commonly found in cigarette smoke, detergents, paint, carpet, plasterboard, synthetic fibers and rubber.

Hanging plants

Plants at hanging pots
Plants at hanging pots

You can keep the plants in plastic pots then hung using a wire. Terraces, garages and elsewhere in the house get enough light and air can be a good choice of places to put a hanging plant.

Vines on the fence

Plants on the fence
Plants on the fence

Fence could be the plot of plant tendrils. Not just a fence that can cover with the propagation of plants, but also the canopy and wall. However, if the plants are too thick, it should be trimmed. Because if too thick could be a nest of insects. In addition, if the plant is too heavy can block incoming sunlight, unless indeed the main purpose of these plants is a shade.

Plant nailed to the wall

Platycerium at the wall
Platycerium at the wall

Choose the type of plant epiphytes, plants that can be attached to the trunks of trees or other objects but not detrimental to be nailed to the wall. Let’s say the platycerium. This plants are tied to the media ferns than this ferns is nailed to the wall. If you have a wall long enough, you can do to form a beauty pattern. So in addition to greening, these plants are also useful for decorative elements on walls.

Comments

  1. Sharolyn Baves

    It would be fun to have a house with many plants.
    I have to get started ….

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