Winter is often said to be the best season as greenery is at its peak during this time of the year. But, the dipping temperature is a concern for everyone as one is required to follow the inside out approach to keep the life on track. Thus, here we suggest you the home essentials to keep interiors warm during the winter season.
We have always heard that soil is an essential component for plants. But, interestingly there are some indoor plants that can be grown without soil. In fact, many people love plants but get scared with the idea of gardening. So, if you are one of those then go through this post and check out the best soil-free plants to let the pure air flow through the abode without getting the hands dirty.
Epiphytes are the tropical orchids and they grow on the plant instead of soil. The roots of this plant are covered in a squishy membrane that has the feature to stock up the water from the environment. You can shop for these orchids plants in a beautifully planted vase but, in reality the same only grows on a stem.
The other name of this green is air plant. The Tillandsias grow up in the air and not on soil. There are over 650 varieties of this plant offer bright blooms and the rosette formation of the leaves offer give a look and the plant also restore water from the atmosphere.
Aechmea is a member of Bromeliad family that fall under the variety of tropical plants. Only a small quantity of soil is necessary to grow this plant. The Aechmea can be placed in both light and shady areas and there are zero pests that make it fresh and a safe plant. This plant is only considered to a best gift in many parts of the world.
The lucky bamboo also known as Dracaena sanderiana is a perfect plant to grow without soil. This plant is usually grown hydroponically. You simply need a glass of water and an inch deep vase along with some pebbles or gravels to make the bamboo stand straight.
This is an adaptable houseplant and offers lush green sight. The plant can be grown in sunlight and shade and require a little amount of water. Cut the plant into two and submerge them into a glass or a small jar of water and the roots in the same will start forming in 7-10 days.
The home gets an alluring look when the environment around is decorated with fresh greens. But, it is also important to choose the right kind of planters to decorate the abode. So, inspite of shopping for expensive floral and bonsai plants we suggest you focus on buying of decorative and modern planters as they to make the home look elegant. Hence, read the entire blog post and know some awesome and trendy planter designs in 2019.
The shapes of these pots made them known as the Sci-fi planters. You can shop for many such designs and add sublime look the home. Remember that this planter is only available in white colour as the dimensions of a Sci-fi planter get enhanced when crafted in solid white colour.
Animal Figurine Planter
This planter is available in multiple shapes such as turtle, elephant, duck and more. Apart from being crafted in shapes of animals, an animal figurine planter is designed in various materials such as Terracotta, Clay, Plastic, Rubber and more. We suggest the use of traditional clay made planter as it offers a rustic look. You can decorate home interiors by placing this animal figurine planter on the coffee table, window and even on a wall shelf.
Hanging Pot Planter
This planter looks like the regular one but the designs are completely new. In fact, the use of clay and other materials make this planter light-weighted and eco-friendly. The beautiful design and colour combination used to craft these hanging pot planters is also different from the usual pots. So, decorate the balcony with these spectacular looking hanging pots now.
Wine Bottle Planter
This is a perfect home décor item. So, you can place it on the center table in the living room, on a side table or even on the table of your study room. You are suggested to grow either crotons or florals in the wine bottle planter as shoots of any regular plant won’t get the space to grow in such compact space. But you are suggested to make use of solid wine bottles and don’t opt for thin wine bottles as they don’t offer the much-needed base.
Crafted in geometrical and dimensional shapes, these concrete planters are the trending in 2019. You can decorate the wall by hanging these planters else you can keep them on a shelf or on the window side in a linear manner.
Mason Jar Planter
Add spice to kitchen area by placing Mason jar planter here. We suggest you plant herbs such as rosemary, basil, parsley, coriander and more in these bottles and place them in the sunny side of the cooking area. Enhance the flavours of cooking by adding fresh herbs and also add a style quotient to the home décor.
Add an aesthetic look to the home decor by adding DIY [Do It Yourself] planters. You can do this by using empty cans, bottles, teapot or any item that offers storage space. We suggest you paint the regular terracotta planters with colour combination of your choice and make the home look beautiful.
The summer season refers to bright sunny days and people experience coolness as they witness some energetic and pastel colours. But, stepping out in the sun everyday won’t necessarily mean witnessing the cooling colours everywhere. Thus, you place some amazing indoor plants that offer cooling effect and also purify the air. So, here we are listing plants that look beautiful and have the characteristics that keep the air fresh throughout the day.
1. African Violet –
These violet-coloured flowers are available in different shades and textures. This indoor plant is best suitable to keep indoors as it blossoms in a shady environment and stay fresh for a longer period. Also, you can segregate this flower into multiple pots as they grow frequently and is usually placed in bunches. The culture of gifting this plant to mothers introduced this indoor plant as a mother’s gift.
2. Peace Lily –
This is a pretty-looking flower with bright green-coloured leaves. The peace lily plants require low light and thus placing this plant indoor alongside a window or lobby is a brilliant idea to experience coolness this summer season.
3. Golden Pothos –
This plant is also known as the Devil’s Ivy and has yellow-coloured leaves. The main reason to place this plant indoor is to improve the air quality index at home. The air-filter quality of Golden Pothos is the reason why this plant is popular among people, especially during the summer season.
4. Palm Tree –
This lush-green plant keeps the atmosphere hydrated and brings freshness into the air. Also, the quality to absorb air impurities makes this plant the most favourite indoor plant, particularly during the summers.
5. Snake Plant –
The best thing about this dual coloured-plant is its straightness. This plant grows in a straight manner and has the ability to fetch carbon dioxide from the environment and turns it into oxygen. The textured-green leaves of a snake plant make it look stunning.
6. Rubber Plant –
The oval-shaped dark-coloured leaves of this plant differentiate it from others. Interestingly, this plant expels Formaldehyde named toxin from the air which blends into the air from basic things like furniture, flooring, and even the makeup products women use regularly.
7. Aloe Vera –
This green-coloured sticky plant has a lot of medicinal values. Apart from purifying air, this plant is best to apply on sunburn, suntan, skin burns and heals cold sores. The placing of Aloe Vera plant inside a home is best for the summer season as it offers coolness throughout the summer season.