Perfect plants for the first time plant owner

Alright guys you read it, we are talking PLANTS. I’ve recently turned into a crazy plant lady. There is only one issue with that… I can’t keep plants alive! I know that I can’t be the only one. I’ve heard many of my friends tell me similar stories about their love hate relationships with plants. So here I have made a list of 8 plants for the first time plant owner. These are plants that are strong enough for the not so savvy plant parent.

1. The Snake Plant

Obviously I had to put my favorite one first. The snake plant is a versatile house plant. It is an excellent plant for the forgetful gardener and is considered a top air purifier plant for indoor environment. Ideal lighting for the snake plant would be in direct sunlight. Allow the soil to dry in between waterings and this plant will thrive with low maintenance.

2. Fiddle Leaf Fig

This tree will bring a new element to your house. With beautiful green foliage this plant stands out. Although this plan does not like direct sunlight it will adapt to most indirect lighting and low light locations. With this plan you will water more generously throughout the summer months but once winter comes you can slow down the amount of water given. Making this plant easy to manage.

3. Chinese Money Plant

Well this plant won’t grow actual money, but it sure is cute! This plant like others thrives off indirect light making this plant is ideal for most rooms in your house. The Chinese Money Plant can also control your indoor humidity levels and access a natural air purifier. This plant can be beneficial for your health as well as your mood. I don’t know about you but I could use some good mood juju.

4. Air Plant

Air plants popularity seem to have been flourishing within the past few years and there’s a reason why! These plants are perfect for home school and work. They require very little upkeep, only soaking the plant once a week. Keep these plants out of direct sun or else their moisture will be depleted. Take care of these plants and they can last you years.

5. Spider Plant

The spider plant is one of the easiest house plants to maintain the spider plant will produce oxygen while purifying the air in your home and office by absorbing carbon monoxide. The spider plant is one of the easiest house plants to maintain the spider plant will produce oxygen while purifying the air in your home and office by absorbing carbon monoxide. You will only need to water this plant once per week during your first year which should be enough to keep the soil consistently moist. This plant thrives in bright indirect light putting in direct light will cause the plants moisture to be depleted.

6. Aloe Plant

I recently just bought my first aloe plant and I’m loving it! Aloe plants love indirect light and thrive with a good soak every week or two. This plant is from the succulents family and helps remove harmful pollution from the air and provides abundant oxygen back into the air around it. Not only are these plants easy to take care of their good to keep on hand to use for your beauty routine and sun damage.

7. ZZ Plant

This plant is a little different from the rest on the list, this plant thrives off both low and high amounts of light, low humidity and dry soil. This plant is a favorite indoor plant because it removes airborne toxins by transpiring at a high rate. when watering this plant allow the soil to become dry at the top and do not over water. It’s best to water this plant less than too much because over watering can cause damage to the plant.

8. Succulents

Last but not least succulents! These bad boys have been a part of my life for a while now. Well super easy to take care of and low maintenance there’s a reason these plants are such a popular house plants. Succulents thrive best in low light, but be careful because very few survive in full shade. Succulents should be watered at least once a week and during each watering give the soil a good soak. It’s not too hard to keep these guys happy.

I hope this list helped you guys in your new indoor plant journey. These plants will do more than brighten up your home, they will brighten your life! Find cute pots and planters to use you plants as the perfect home decor.

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