If you’re living in the city like us, it’s easy to forget about all the benefits of the greenery beyond the borders of your urban oasis. Adding a some plants to your space instantly enhances decor, purifies the air, and makes people happy. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, there are plenty of easy ways to bring a little bit of the outdoors to your indoor space.
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Leafy greens are great for occupying empty corners or filling shelf space! Go big and add texture with indoor houseplants, or keep it simpler with tiny potted plants. Local farmers’ markets, home improvement stores and even Ikea are great places to find a variety of indoor plants.
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If you’re limited on space or maybe you’re constantly on-the-go and unsure about committing to houseplants, this ceramic iPhone dock is the answer to all your problems. With a variety of shades and sizes to choose from, just add a low maintenance succulent, which can usually be found at your local farmers’ market or florist.
Another great way to decorate with plants is to start your own urban herb garden. Make the most of your greens by using them as decor in the living room and flavoring in the kitchen! Herbs need as much natural light as possible so try to place them in a spot where they can get at least four hours of sun a day. If you’re planting your herbs indoors, make sure they’re potted in a container that allows for drainage. For more tips specific to your urban herb garden, read here.
Here are some helpful tips to keep that greenery alive:
- Becca Rose
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