Indoor gardening is a thriving trend for many reasons. Indoor plants fill your home with life and color, while benefiting your well-being in many ways. Make 2022 the year of self-care and nurture your life with nature! Not sure where to start? Here are some helpful tips on how to create your own urban jungle!
THE BENEFITS OF INDOOR PLANTS
Promoting wellness in your home is important and indoor plants support that mission. Indoor plants may help reduce your stress levels and make you more attentive. Plants in your home can be soothing, making it easier for you to wind down, decompress, and focus on what is important. Working with plants can be therapeutic for your mind and soul. Researchers revealed that using horticultural therapy on patients suffering from conditions like depression, anxiety, and dementia helped increase their feelings of well-being. Indoor plants can also improve the quality of air in your home and boost your productivity levels.
CREATE YOUR URBAN JUNGLE WITH INDOOR PLANTS
Let’s start growing and de-stress! Creating your indoor jungle is all about filling your space with gorgeous greenery and vibrant color. Pair your plants with the perfect pottery to complete the look of your desires. When it comes to choosing your indoor plants, plant with style and keep in mind these different design elements. Planting with a purpose will make your urban jungle look full and dynamic.
INDOOR PLANTS WITH UPRIGHT ELEMENTS
Plants with an upright habit are great for filling vertical spaces. They can be used as a stand-alone feature or as an accent plant to your indoor display. Sansevieria is a beautiful option because of its tall, long leaves. Also known as the snake plant, Sansevieria has interesting coloring, and it is easy to care for.
ZZ Plant and Money Trees are other fantastic options for adding an upright element to your interior décor. ZZ Plants have shiny, smooth leaves, and are the perfect starter plant for beginners. They can tolerate a wide range of conditions and low-lit areas. Money Trees grow on multiple stems that braid together. They are fast growing and unique.
INDOOR PLANTS WITH COLOR ELEMENTS
Looking for a splash of gorgeous indoor color? Vibrant color is possible with indoor plants! Bromeliads provide long-lasting color and are relatively low maintenance.
The Splash Select Pink Polka Dot Plant is another way to add lovely hues of pinks and greens to your home. The attractive pointy leaves will remain pink in color with distinctive green spots throughout the year.
Looking for indoor blooms? Try Kalanchoe! Kalanchoe is a low maintenance succulent with exceptional, long-lasting blooms. This drought tolerant plant is available in vibrant shades of red, yellow, pink, and more!
INDOOR PLANTS WITH TEXTURE ELEMENTS
Texture is important to creating a cozier space. Palms and ferns are ideal for achieving new levels of low maintenance beauty and interest indoors. The Neanthe Bella Palm is a compact palm when space is at a premium. It is suitable for medium lit indoor spaces.
Ferns come in many different varieties and sizes. It depends on the type of fronds that you prefer. You can pick from the straight pointy fronds like the Boston Fern or Kimberly Queen Fern or for extra dimension you will love, choose Asparagus Fern or Maidenhair Ferns.
INDOOR PLANTS WITH VINING ELEMENTS
Vining Indoor Plants add a flowing accent to your bookshelves, hanging baskets, windowsills, and more! Hedera Ivy is a delightful choice. The variegated colors and trailing growth will adorn your space with elegance.
Another vining option to explore is the Ficus Repens. Ficus Repens is a versatile little plant that is happy in bright or filtered sunlight. It has trailing growth the lots of little green, heart-shaped leaves. A perfect gift for your sweetheart!
INDOOR PLANTS WITH ROUND ELEMENTS
Get a little geometric with your indoor plant display and add round elements! Round plants can help create a fullness in your container gardens or work as a decorative accent plant. The Chinese Money Plant has a clean and modern look. The round leaves shoot from the soil on thin green stems.
Succulents and Cacti are another round option to add to the mix. They are stunning and extremely low maintenance. Succulents and Cacti add amazing color and texture to your indoor garden.
SHOP FOR HOUSEPLANTS WITH EASE
At Calloway’s and Cornelius, we have everything you need to create your urban jungle! Shop our community plant stores or shop online for Curbside Pickup or Delivery! Serving Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth and nearby cities with quality plants for your home garden.
Stop by today and explore our entire selection of premium indoor plants, potting soil, pottery, and more! Questions? Ask our Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; they are here to help!