We’ve been trapped in our houses and yards for what feels like an eternity. There is no escaping to a tropical getaway location. Heck, it feels “exotic” to go to the next county over!
But you can (and should) freshen up your house with a few pretty, easy plants. It’s a new pop of color in a place that otherwise looks exactly the same as it did approximately 295* days ago.
*Not necessarily an accurate count of pandemic duration, just how I long I feel I’ve been trapped in the house with my kids.
Breathe Life into Your House with 5 Easy-Care Plants
Get your ordering fingers ready because you’re going to need some pots, soil and a few spades. You’ve got digging to do!
Succulents for Life!
Is there a plant that easier to care for than a succulent? Probably not.
A little water, some sun and you’ve got yourself a pretty happy plant. Bonus: succulents come in all shapes and sizes and colors. Meaning you can go big or small!
Grow Some Herbs
Know what’s great? When your new plant baby does two things: brightens up your house and provides yummy seasoning for your meals.
Plant a little basil or rosemary, both super easy to grow inside, in pots on your windowsill. Then pluck off a few sprigs anytime your dinner needs a little more pizzazz!
Add Christmas All Year Long
Pops of bright red and green mean Christmas in my house. But also they’re the festive colors of your new Christmas cactus!
This super easy to grow plant is also kid and pet safe!
A Spider You’ll Love
Spider plants are the number one plant to get if your thumb is more brown or black than green. They’re basically impossible to kill!
Also, they grow tiny new plant babies called spiderettes that you can gift to your friends. You’ll be able to create a whole community of related plants!
Easy-Care Mini Orchids for the Win!
Orchids are scary and delicate, except if they’re mini orchids!
Plant these colorful, tropical beauties in a place with lots of moisture and sun. Definitely read the care instruction carefully before you purchase.