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The Clever Ways To Add Greenery To Your Home

It's no secret that adding greenery to your home is a great way to improve its aesthetics. Not only does it make your home look more inviting, but it can also help to improve air quality and provide a natural focal point for any room. However, many people don't know how to add greenery in an attractive way that complements their home's existing decor.

Here are some clever tips on how to choose the right plants and care for them properly so you can enjoy their beauty for years to come!

The Perfect Conditions

There's nothing like bringing some greenery inside your home. They add life and color to any room and instantly improve its aesthetic. However, you can't bring just anything inside. Some plants are toxic while others will grow too large for their container, causing them to topple over and break a piece of your decor. For some, you need to learn the secret to making potting soil because they require a special blend to thrive. Therefore, you'll need to choose plants that are right for your space and that you'll know how to take care of - provide the right soil, hydration, and sunlight!

Then, you'll want to find a plant that can grow with your space instead of against it. Hanging plants is a perfect solution for anyone with limited floor space and don't forget about using flowers as table centerpieces. They breathe life into the room and look good while doing it!

Different Heights

Smaller spaces are often overlooked when it comes to greenery. However, you can easily add some life to your small space by simply choosing the right plants for your size area. For example, vining plants will grow up any wall while floor-length curtains will block off an open office space. Even hanging a plant or two from the ceiling will make a small space feel larger and more inviting.

The best types of plants for small spaces are the ones that don't grow too large. Succulents are perfect if you have a windowsill or desk area while ferns, ivy, and pothos thrive in hanging baskets.

If you're blessed to have an outdoor space like a balcony or porch - even better! Just be sure to move your bigger plants outside once the temperature starts to warm up. With that, you'll want to choose a shady area for any smaller green friends.

Don't Forget About Flowers

Flowers are excellent for adding greenery to your home. They breathe life into any table centerpiece, instantly brighten up a room, and don't require much in terms of maintenance. For a natural look, consider using a variety of small and medium-sized loose cut flowers. They're easy to arrange and give off a fresh, come hither appearance. You can also make a statement with a single arrangement of one type of flower and be done with it.

Of course, flowers aren't just for indoors! There's nothing like having fresh flowers adorning your outdoor space. You can easily create a floral centerpiece by planting some of your favorite herbs and lavender around the centerpiece.
Matching Colors

No matter what color scheme you have going, green is always a perfect match. You can create a more modern look with pops of green or use it as an accent. Even if your walls are painted black, you can add some green to bring out the lighter side of things!

Green naturally goes well with anything from blues and purples to bright yellows and oranges, so you can place your green plants anywhere in the room. If you have dark furniture or rugs, simply add some green greenery around the room to lighten things up. Don't be afraid of having too much green, either - the more the merrier!

Different Plants for Different Rooms

Since you'll be bringing greenery into your home, it only makes sense that you know what to expect from each plant. All plants require certain types of care and sunlight and what works in one room may not work in the next.

For example, cacti and succulents don't mind low light areas or little water, so they're perfect for a living room with only one window. However, they hate being moved, so be careful when dusting or repotting them! On the flip side, ferns and herbs love bright light and humid areas with consistent water. They can even thrive in an office area if you have a hanging basket on your desk!

For bathrooms and bedrooms, go with plants that don't require too much attention. Succulents, cacti, and air plants are perfect if you're not home often or simply forget to water your plants regularly - they'll still look great!

Last but not least, greenery is always welcome in the kitchen. While it doesn't make much logical sense to add plants to an area where you cook, it makes perfect decorating sense! Go with something that thrives in indirect sunlight, like herbs or ivy.

Getting Along With Greenery

If you have a cat or dog, you'll want to take it into account when decorating with plants. Some plants are toxic to animals so it's best to avoid them in areas where your furry friends roam. Not only that, but go for low-lying plants that won't get knocked over and break anything! While there's a ton of plants that you can have in your home, there's a much larger list of plants to avoid.

For the most part, all plants co-exist just fine when placed together in a living space. Another thing to think about is how full your plant will get. Some plants only grow a few feet tall and wide, making them ideal for any room in the house. Others, such as vines and larger leafy green plants, can quickly take over a room and climb up furniture or walls.

Bringing greenery into your home is a great way to brighten up any room and add some life to the space. Not only do plants look great, but they also have several benefits such as improving air quality and reducing stress levels. You can choose from a variety of plants that fit your needs and lifestyle, whether you're looking for something low-maintenance or that requires lots of sunlight. Just be sure to think about what kind of care each plant needs before bringing it home!