Looking after your mental health can often feel like an impossible task. Between balancing work, family, chores all while maintaining a social life, it’s easy to have your own emotional wellbeing slip down the list of priorities.
Taking good care of succulents can be rewarding and enjoyable. By following the tips outlined in this article, you’ll have a better chance of keeping your succulent plants healthy, happy and beautiful for years to come.
If you’re lucky enough to own a greenhouse, you know how exciting it can be to grow your own plants and vegetables all year round. However, without proper organisation, your greenhouse can quickly become cluttered and overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to take some time to plan and organise your space.
We often hear about the importance of houseplants in our homes and what they can do for our physical and mental well-being. After filling our homes over lockdown with more greenery than ever before.
Having plants scattered throughout your home will not only brighten things up, but houseplants can also have many different health and mental benefits.
When you’re taking care of plants either on a small scale or large scale project indoors or outdoors, it all can seem pretty overwhelming and difficult sometimes. Today I’m here to help alleviate that, here are some tips to better care for plants.
Growing indoor plants and taking care of them can also be one such activity, which can feel therapeutic and rewarding. With that in mind, let’s take a look at 6 plants you can start growing indoors during this time.
While there are many cultivars with Christmas names, there are several houseplants that have common names associated with Christmas.
Aside from seasonally-inspired names of cultivars such as “Jingle Bells” which occur in several plant species, and probably the most obvious, Christmas trees, the range and variety of these houseplants is substantial. The Christmas tree plant itself, Araucaria heterophylla or Norfolk Island pine, is a year-round indoor conifer that is relatively easily cultivated.
Houseplants act as a natural air purifier, with a significantly lower cost. Studies have shown that houseplants have been found to help with concentration, promote better sleep and reduce anxiety among people who live around them on a day-to-day basis, too. The Plantsman, when reporting on a 2016 piece which was published in the RHS’s journal, underlined: “As placing indoor plants in rooms is one of the simplest changes that can be made to enhance the environment, it stands out as a practical and affordable support for health.”
Many people would love the idea of having a house full of exciting plant life to spruce up their home and make it look fresh. However, a lot of the time people are put off by the watering and general tending that plants require. But houseplants can bring happiness to people living with you and also provide other functions that make them more than worth the effort.
Most people give up on their garden come October time as the leaves fall off the trees and most of the plants that they have tended over the past 6 months begin to wither. However, they don’t consider the potential of their winter flower patches. Many plants can give your garden a great look in the winter months, keeping the green look alive, and setting your garden up for huge spring flowering as the heat begins to come back.