Adding indoor plants to your home will not only make it look great, they will also enhance your mood and health.
The NASA Clean Air Study shows that many indoor plants purify the air we breathe, making for a cleaner, healthier environment. Other studies have shown that indoor plants help improve productivity and concentration and general mood.
Thereâ€™s an indoor plant for every style of home. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Rustic and welcoming, French Country has a warm and causal style. Indoor plants are a must for this style, adding interest to the neutral palette. Favourites include small pots of herbs, terracotta or steel pots of lavender in a sunny window, and a dwarf variety of olive trees.
White paint, minimalist finishes and coastal touches are a feature of many Mediterranean style homes. Think simple foliage like the fiddle leaf. Succulents and cacti also make great indoor plants for hot sunny spots
Clean, crisp lines and a simple colour palette are the hallmarks of a contemporary home. Plants that work well for this style are large with interesting leaves in a neutral tone pot. Think Yucca, Palm, or Umbrella tree Also, the vibrant green philodendron plant adds colour to your living space while also removing formaldehyde from the atmosphere.
Organic forms, natural materials, contemporary patterns and simple lines make mid-century modern interiors a popular choice for many homes. Indoor plants are an important feature for this style of home, and the choice is endless. Snake plants, Boston fern and Zanzibar all look great in a mid-century modern home. A peace lily is another gorgeous addition, as well as looking good it can help sucks up mould in the air.