They're great for your health but indoor plants are also a quick and easy way to spruce up your home – and the kitchen is no exception.
If you’ve grown tired of your kitchen, adding some greenery is an inexpensive way to freshen up your space.
Plants that grow well in the kitchen
A versatile plant that grows well in a hanging basket, English Ivy requires medium light and moist soil. Additionally, English Ivy is one of the best plants for purifying the air of pollutants. Just keep it up high and out of reach from your furry friends as it can be toxic to them.
Aloe Vera contains a gel-like sap that can be used to treat burns, making it perfect for the kitchen. This succulent perennial herb prefers a sunny, well-drained spot.
This easy to grow plant is happy in all conditions: it will thrive in all light levels and won’t mind if you forget to water it occasionally – just don’t make a habit of it. The spider plant grows well in containers or hanging baskets and is also great for purifying the air and removing odours.
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This article originally appeared on Better Homes and Gardens.