You don’t have to have a green thumb to grow lush, green plants, even in the dead of winter. Just find a nice, indoor spot with plenty of natural sunlight! Some plants that can thrive inside are below.
Pictured above, this common houseplant is very low maintenance and does wonders for your home’s air quality. This succulent was originally found in hot, arid regions like the Mediterranean and northern Africa. Aloe Vera plants don’t need much water or direct sunlight, but they do need warm air to survive. Just set a reminder to water your plant every three weeks and your plant should be happy and healthy.
Spider plants are tropical plants that grow well in hanging planters in warmer temperatures indoors. This plant has long, grass-like leaves and doesn’t need much direct sunlight. Spider plants also love humidity, so they do especially well in bathrooms that have windows.
If you want to add a little tropical flair to your home, a palm tree may be the plant for you. Palm trees need warmth – so make sure your thermostat is set to at least fifty degrees! These plants typically prefer shade, but can thrive in indirect sunlight too.
We don’t know about you, but having plants indoors helps us to get through the winters in Cheyenne. Maybe it’s the warm air requirement that we take a little too far in our house!