Just like your phone or your laptop, sometimes you need to recharge your batteries. It's good to get away from all the stress, from people demanding things of you, and a head overflowing with information. Sometimes all you need is a short time in your own green refuge.
Our top low maintenance plant picks for recharging you and your space include:
Spathiphyllum - Peace Lily
Spathiphyllum Sensation offers beautiful style and symmetry to any indoor space office or home. These varieties are very forgiving during periods of no water and will recover quickly.
The ZZ Plant is an incredibly hardy perennial that produces glossy green elliptical leaves which are borne on long fleshy stems. They are easy to grow and will tolerate all sorts of neglect including drought conditions dry air and low light.
Howea forsteriana - Kentia Palm
Howea forsteriana has been used as an indoor plant since Victorian times and has proven to be as popular today as it was then. Howea forsteriana can tolerate low sunlight exposure, air conditioning and central indoor heating. Howea forsteriana is relatively low maintenance.
Sansevieria - Mother-In-Law's Tongue, Snake Plant
Sansevieria is a hardy, ornamental succulent plant, with sculptural sword-like leaves. Sansevieria are perfect for beginner gardeners as it can withstand a surprising amount of neglect whilst also purifying the air in your home. Grow in bright or filtered light and let soil dry completely between waterings.
Plants do a brilliant job of sheltering you — but that's not all they do. As you sit hidden behind the leaves, you'll discover they bring a sense of peace. This is because plants release oxygen, giving you new energy as you breathe in the clean air. You've surrounded yourself with peaceful, living things that demand nothing of you apart from water. Breathe out, drop your shoulders, and relax in your own green hideaway.