As a result of the different restrictions and precautionary measures that have been put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of use have been staying indoors a lot more as one of the best ways to staying safe. While lying on the couch and binge-watching multiple television shows and movies sounds like fun, it can get fairly monotonous .
Hobbies are a great way to curb the boredom one may feel while staying indoors, and gardening is a great hobby that is fun, requires less time, has various health benefits and is not restricted to the outdoors and as much enjoyment can be gained from nurturing plants inside or in small outdoor spaces. Here's a run down of some plants that are good to get you started on your green fingered journey.
1. Money Plant
Money Plant or Devil’s Ivy is a great plant to start your indoor garden as they purify the air. They are known for thriving in indoor settings and can either be placed in a pot or can be hung around the house in hanging pots. Money Plants are also known for bringing prosperity and good health.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a plant that can grow and thrive in hotter climates and if taken care of, can multiply and also have various health benefits. It can be used in skincare, help in weight loss and can also help in providing relief from sunburn and rashes. Placing Aloe Vera around the house also increases oxygen levels.
3. Snake Plant
Snake Plant also known as Mother-In-Law’s Tongue is an amazing plant to have indoors as it filters the air, even during the night, by converting the carbon dioxide in the air into oxygen. They do not require a lot of water and attention and are known to thrive in hotter climates.
4. ZZ Plant
The ZZ plant is a great plant for beginners that have never taken care of a plant before. It does not require a lot of water and can also survive in low light conditions. It is also known for purifying the air by getting rid of the toxins.
Succulents are a great addition to add to your house. With their various patterns and colours, they easily bring depth and personality to your space. Due to the way they retain water, these plants are able to thrive in hot climates and do not need to be watered and are great for individuals with busy schedules.