There’s nothing quite like plants when it comes to brightening up a home. Many design experts believe that what makes a home feel fresh is the integration of natural elements. Well, there’s nothing really more natural than literal plants growing in the confines of your home! Plants are meant to provide relaxing vibes to your home, which is why we recommend choosing the lowest maintenance plants possible.
Here are our five favorite easy house plants that look good, and are super easy to care for.
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Otherwise known as the “mother in law’s tongue,” the Snake Plant isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds. The Snake Plant comes from the succulent family, which might be the best family in the flora kingdom. Like most succulents, all you need to do is stick the Snake Plant in a pot with some dirt, water it once every few weeks, and you’re golden. Perhaps the best thing about the Snake Plant is that it looks hard to care for, but isn’t.
Aloe Vera is a miracle plant. What did you reach for last time you got sunburnt? Probably Aloe Vera. And what plant is super easy to grow and keep in your home? Yes, Aloe Vera. It looks great, and has somewhat magical healing properties, so there’s really no downside here. Aim for watering this bad boy once every 2-3 weeks.
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The name may be a mouthful, but the plant itself couldn’t be easier. What’s cool about the dieffenbachia is that it’s huge! If you have a random corner of your home you’d love to fill with something interesting, the dieffenbachia might be a perfect fit. You’ll want to occasionally prune your dieffenbachia to avoid droopy leaves and potential tripping hazards. Other than that, just water once every 2-3 weeks and enjoy!
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You can probably guess why they call this plant Rabbit’s Ear. Imagine a bunch of fuzzy rabbit ears growing out of a pot, and chances are it will look just like this plant. In case you’re curious, the fuzzy leaves prevent water loss during evaporation, which is what makes these plants so low maintenance. Only worry about watering every 2-3 weeks.
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Once again, another plant that sounds scary, but actually looks great and is easy to care for. Our favorite aspect to spider plants is the fact that you can grow several different spider plants! Spider plants produce small “pups” that can be rooted in planting soil and grow! You can start a whole family of spider plants in your home if you want. Once again, water every 2-3 weeks.
These plants will bring that natural vibe to your home, with minimal effort on your part. See how the mood changes in your home with the addition of these easy house plants!