Do you want more plants in your life but can’t seem to keep them alive? Would you like to freshen up the air in your home with a living, breathing plant to reduce the toxin load on your family?
We love having houseplants in our office because of the life that it brings indoors! Our team member Rosa cares for all of the houseplants in our building, and we appreciate how she keeps all of our plants alive. Everyone of the plants with * have a home in our offices.
7 easy-to-maintain and hard-to-kill houseplants
*Spider plants love medium to bright light and grow best in 60 to 75 degree weather — perfect for your home! These bright plants enjoy evenly damp soil.
Aloe Vera is one of the easiest plants to grow since it needs so little water. Keep this plant close to a window because it loves the light! You can use the gel in its leaves to sooth kitchen burns or sunburns year round.
Snake Plant (Mother’s-in-Law Tongue)
Snake Plants (or mother’s-in-law tongue) grow in a variety of lighting situations and tend to like dry soil. Once you can put your finger in the dirt and not feel any moisture, it’s time to water this plant!
Air Plants don’t require any soil! Soak these fun plants for a couple of hours once per week and simply spritz them with a spray bottle if they look like they’re drying out. They like sun, but too much direct light can dry them out.
*Peace lilies are beautiful plants that start small but can grow full and make a statement! Keep peace lilies in even, somewhat low light and keep the soil moist for optimal growing conditions.
*Christmas cactus blooms in the winter with deep pink or red flowers. This cactus does best when watered infrequently and placed in a bright part of the room, though it will still grow in lower light.
Chinese Evergreen is a hardy plant that grows best over 60 degrees in low light areas. Make sure the soil is dry for a few days before watering and placing this plant in drafty areas in your home.