When moving into a new home, it is common that you will treat yourself (or receive) a new plant. But which indoor plants are best for your environment? Do you suffer from plant allergies? How much and what kind of light is available? What schedule do you have? How ‘green’ is your thumb? How much room do you have for your plants?
If you suffer from allergies, you may want to avoid blossoming plants. They all naturally produce pollen, which any allergy sufferer can tell you exacerbates congestion, sneezing and watery eyes—all uncomfortable conditions. Stick to leafy plants that don’t blossom or don’t blossom much at all. None is better, though.
Plants that need direct sunlight won’t flourish with even abundant indirect sunlight. Make sure you have the space available where you need it for the type of plant you place in any location in your home. The converse is true for plants that love indirect light: Don’t place them in direct sunlight, for they will not survive the heat and the UV rays. Read More