Make Your Space A Little Greener: The 5 Easiest House Plants to Keep Alive!
I’ve always been the girl who LOVES greenery in a home but has no green thumb. I’ve killed lots of plants over the years… But, for the first time, I have a thriving plant and I’m pretty darn proud of it! I wanted to pull together a list of the easiest house plants to keep alive with some tips and tricks for those of you who are like me… the wannabe plant ladies. HA! Greenery is the easiest way to liven up your space - literally - and freshen up your air! All plants need TLC, but hardier plants simply need a little less! Here are five plants that even you (yes, YOU), can keep alive!
There is something so elegant about ivy! When I walk around my city, I love to go down the older streets in Gold Coast and admire the beautiful homes with ivy growing on them! Ivy is a great in home plant too! Things to note- Ivy needs bright, indirect light, likes cooler temps (60 or so) and loves humidity. Regularly mist the foliage and let the top of the soil dry between waterings!
Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
I’m a little biased because I’m a Fiddle mom myself, her name is Winnie and she’s a beaut! Give these giant leaves a little extra care by dusting them occasionally to ensure sunlight can do it’s photosynthesis thang! Fiddle leaf figs like indirect sunlight and need to be watered heavily about once a week! Make sure to give them a pot with drainage and water them just until you see the water in the coming out the bottom! It’s also important to turn your fig slightly once a week!
This tree can grow up to 8 feet if you’re looking for that jungle vibe to liven up your apartment! It’s also able to grow in medium sunlight if your home or apartment is lacking in the natural light department, this is a great option!
Yes, this sunburn remedy can also be a remedy for the winter blues! This hardy green plant doesn’t take much water, just the right amount of sunlight! Fool proof!
There are so many realistic plants that look absolutely gorgeous in a home! Most ideal for someone who travels a lot or has a pet that can’t seem to stop snacking on the greenery! Here are links to some of the best looking faux plants on the market.