Indoor gardening can enhance your body, mind and spirit. Consider this list of easy to grow houseplants, which you can enjoy all year long.
Indoor Gardening with Houseplants
For many of us, the outdoor growing season may only be as long as 4 to 6 months. However, the enjoyment of growing plants can easily be extended with indoor gardening, where you can enjoy the beauty of houseplants during the entire year.
Here's the deal. Many houseplants are easy to grow making indoor gardening a must for any plant lover.
Did You Know That Houseplants are Heros because:
- They add moisture and oxygen to the air.
- They are a big part of Interior Design - See this article on Houzz
- They are proven to reduce stress - According to NBC news
- They give you a sense of accomplishment which is great for our mental health.
- They can be enjoyed all year long.
Two that I have not discussed, but are also very easy to grow are the Sanseveria aka Snake Plant, and the Monstera deliciosa aka The Swiss Cheese Plant.
A few other easy to grow indoor houseplants that have made their way to the pages of this blog are:
Please note: Some plants are known to be toxic to cats, dogs and other pets. If you are a pet owner, please do check the toxicity of plants before introducing them to your home.
Next time you are at the nursery, big box store, or even the supermarket, consider bringing home a houseplant. Better yet, pick up two. One for you, and one for a friend. You can even tag it with a fun card about the houseplant's symbolism.
Here are a few great articles written by some experienced garden bloggers about indoor gardening that you will find very interesting and informative.
Clear the Air with Houseplants - Flower Patch Farmhouse
5 Edible Houseplants - Lovely Greens
Tips for Growing Houseplants - Empress of Dirt
Create an Indoor Jungle - The Creative Vegetable Gardener
Gorgeous Indoor Plants that LOVE the Dark - Garden Therapy
How to Grow Indoor Cyclamen - House of Hawthornes
Choosing an Office Plant - Houseplant Guru