I love bringing the outdoors in and accessorizing my home with plants. But (and this is a big “but”), I always seem to manage to kill them no matter how hard I try. So, I’ve tracked down the best indoor plant resources in hopes of buying some new indoor plants to keep alive. If you are green thumb challenged like me, I hope you find this post helpful!
1. The Easiest Indoor Plants to Keep Alive
I’ve certainly been known to google “easiest indoor plants to keep alive,” but sometimes I get strange recommendations of plants that I would never accessorize my home with. Let’s be honest, I want them to not only stay alive but look nice too. LC gets it and put together this awesome graphic with the trendiest houseplants plants that are also the easiest to keep alive indoors. (via Lauren Conrad)
2. Non-Toxic Plants for Pets
One of my other top concerns when buying houseplants is whether they can harm my pets. I foster dogs (you can follow along via my fostering Instagram @fosterpupdiaries) so it very important to me to ensure they are safe, especially since they may not be as familiar with the house and puppies have a tendency to try to get into everything. (via Apartment Therapy)
3. The Beginner’s Guide to Trendy Indoor Plants
So I’ve verified it’s easy to keep alive and it won’t hurt my dogs, but where should I put it and how much water does it need? This awesome graphic has got you covered! This blog has seriously some of the best indoor plant resources I have come across. (via A Pair and a Spare)
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4. What’s Wrong with My Plant?
Inevitably, even the best gardeners, have plants that struggle. Find out what is wrong with your plant and how to fix it with this awesome illustrated guide. (via A Pair and a Spare)
5. Air Purifying Indoor Plants
Not only do plants make your home look great, but they can also purify the air in your home! Pick up one of these air-cleaning plants to get rid of some of the unwanted toxins that may be lurking in your home. (via Freshome)
6. The Herb Grower’s Cheat Sheet
While you’re at it, why not put together a little indoor herb garden so that you can have fresh herbs for cooking? Fresh mint is especially handy for making cocktails or a uber healthy detox water recipe. This graphic has everything you need from which grow indoors to special care instructions. (via House Beautiful)
7. How to Propagate Succulents
One of my favorite types of indoor plants that even I can keep alive are succulents. You can get the best deals on them at local hardware stores like Home Depot. But, did you know that you can save a ton of money by propagating them yourself? It is super easy and allows you to grow dozens of succulents from a single plant! (via Needles + Leaves)
8. Succulent Plant Guide
Like I mentioned, I love succulents, but can never remember what each one is called if I want to google how to care for each type. This graphic is the perfect cheat sheet to refer back to when you blank on a name. Make sure to check out the post too for some incredible succulent styling ideas. (via Becki Owens)
9. How to Water Succulents Properly
After selecting your succulent, what is the natural first question you have? How much you should water it of course. So, here’s a great guide that covers just that. (via Succulents and Sunshine)
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