Can you remember what that last activity that has completely relaxed you? Maybe drinking your favorite tea, or maybe it was immersing yourself in reading a very engaging book. What if we told you that caring for plants at home has the same calming effect?
Watering them, admiring their colors, aromas, and textures, as well as watching them grow, generates a feeling of peace and pure harmony. In addition, among other benefits they have, they reduce stress, increase concentration, and boost your mood.
Today we share 5 houseplants that you will want to have in your home. And best of all, you don’t need to be an experienced gardener to get started. Let’s get started!
They are characterized by their incredible perfume and intense color and they bloom in summer. However, plan where to place them since they usually grow in large dimensions.
Tips for their care: their surface must allow good drainage of the water and as a tip, the pot can be of a diameter between 30 and 40 centimeters. Try not to wet your branches and flowers and most importantly, they need direct sun.
2. PEACE LILY
If you don’t have too much natural light in your home, don’t worry, because this plant is for you. You can get them in white, pink, or purple.
Care tips: it is preferable that you water it lightly and use a sprinkler so that the soil is always moist. Important: place it away from direct sunlight.
They come from desert environments and require very little care because, like the cactus, they keep water reserves in leaves, roots, and stems.
Tips for their care: water them very little, once a week, and taking as a reference to the measure of a teaspoon of water. Make sure they receive sunlight and will be perfect.
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They are striking for their colorful flowers that appear during the winter and spring. And just like the succulents, they also have their own water reserve in their leaves.
Care tips: only water when the soil is dry – they are very hardy!
They have different shades, such as light green, dark green, with white and yellow spots. They grow both on land and in water. It is recommended to locate them in places with height.
Advice for its care: dedicate a space of the house that has something of darkness like the bath or some bedroom.
IMPORTANT TIPS FOR THE CARE OF ANY PLANT
-Don’t water the plant as if its habitat were a swimming pool. Be very careful and get advice about the amount of water they need.
-Occasionally, remove the dry leaves so that they can continue to grow healthy and strong.
-Like Feng Shui, flowers and plants also need to be rotated so that they can absorb the sun’s rays equally, so move them from one place to another!
-Two equally important tips are to know how much and what kind of light they need and what space they require. For example, if they grow quickly, you’ll soon need a quick change of pot to hold them.
Translated and adapted by Noobuzz staff.