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Fail-safe plants for busy homeowners: Part 2 of a 2 Part Series


Fail-safe plants for busy homeowners: Part 2 of a 2-Part Series

Almost Effortless Houseplants for Indoor Health and Beautification


In the wake of the extended COVID-19 response, American families are stretched thin with childcare, remote learning, and elder care responsibilities that were not part of their pre-COVID game plan.


With less time left in every day, the luxury of spending hours on home decorating and beautification has been replaced with the necessity of added responsibilities and disinfecting routines.


In this two-part series, we are looking at low-maintenance plants that can add beauty to your home with houseplants that are easy and fun to grow.


According to CNBC, a 2020 study was conducted on reducing stress by looking at a plant for 3 minutes; still others have touted plants’ positive impact on “memory, mood, creativity, and productivity.”


While a surprising study was published in 2019 stating that potted plants do not improve indoor air quality, however, many homeowners still tout the benefits of having houseplants as being more than ornamental. Perhaps we can enjoy our houseplants, and peruse a recent review of the best air filters, just to be sure.

We reviewed local and national publications for the best low-maintenance houseplants to give you our Top 10 Easiest Plants to consider for your home:

  • Spider Plant

  • Aloe

  • Pothos Ivy

  • English Ivy

  • Chinese Evergreen

  • Corn Plant

  • Philodendron

  • Snake Plant

  • Succulents

  • Peace Lilies

Want more inspiration? Check out this low-maintenance houseplant list from RealSimple.



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Sources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/disinfecting-your-home.html


https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/03/looking-at-desk-plant-for-three-minutes-decreases-stress-studyfinds.html#:~:text=Indoor%20plants%20can%20be%20an,of%20a%20four%2Dweek%20period.


https://www.today.com/home/easiest-indoor-house-plants-won-t-die-you-t73006


https://www.newsweek.com/house-plant-air-quality-study-1470046


https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-personal-shopper/2020/07/28/best-air-purifiers-2020/#6391a66f2c0a


https://www.dallasnews.com/arts-entertainment/2016/07/20/10-easy-houseplants-that-will-


help-clear-the-air-in-your-home/


https://www.southernliving.com/home-garden/gardens/best-indoor-houseplants


https://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/low-maintenance-houseplants-winter

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