Numerous benefits

Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, plants also serve numerous benefits within our environment and even homes, particularly senior residences. That’s right equipping your home or senior home with joyful houseplants can be beneficial to the health of all who inhabit the home. Houseplants can improve mood, loneliness, breathing, and even be a great hobby for seniors to upkeep. Additionally, house plants can also bring a calming nature to your home, improve air quality, and even remedy noisiness. Plants have the ability purify the air in your home by converting the C02 you breathe out into more oxygen this can also help destroy cancer causing particles in the air! Gardening and caring for plants has also been shown to reduce the risk of dementia by up to 36%.

Plant care

Different plans require a varying amount of maintenance and care. Some plants require more sunlight than others while others can thrive in low to medium lighted areas. Additionally, the type of plant will determine what the size of the plant as well as appearance. You can select plant for your home based on your overall style and the appearance however, you will want to ensure you select a plant that requires a level of maintenance most ideal for you. Succulents require little water and sunlight and can offer a stylish look to your home. Whether you have an expert green thumb or are looking for your first house plant here are a number of common house plant option varying in low to high maintenance:

Low maintenance plants:

  • Aloe Plant
  • Spider Plant
  • Bamboo Plant
  • Cactus
  • Snake Plant
  • Monstera

High maintenance plants:

  • Orchid
  • Zebra Plant
  • Boston Fern
  • Banana Plant

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