Are you thinking about getting some houseplants to decorate your home? That’s always a good idea! They provide many benefits for your health and are super beautiful to keep around. Your home will be gorgeous and the air you breathe will be cleaner, preventing allergies improving quality of life. Doesn’t that sound amazing?

Here are six ideas of houseplants that you can get - and a few tips on how to care for them!

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

Moss ball

Moss ball is pretty and simple to care
Moss ball is pretty and simple to care. Source: At Charlotte’s House

If you’re always traveling and don’t really have enough time to care for plants, than a moss ball will be perfect for you. It doesn’t require a lot of attention and will be fine just sitting in a bowl of water. As long as you remember to change the water every few weeks and keep it away from direct light, this plant will live a long and happy life by your side.

Fiddle leaf-fig

The fiddle leaf-fig is a big and classy tree.
The fiddle leaf-fig is a big and classy tree. Source: andrea porritt

On the other hand, if you have a lot of free time and want to give plants your full attention than you can totally get a fiddle-leaf fig. This tall plant likes warm, bright, and humid conditions so you need to be careful with it.

Tips: Don’t overwater, don’t keep it in darker corners, and take a look at it every day.

Rattlesnake Calathea

The rattlesnake is unique and pet-friendly.
The rattlesnake is unique and pet-friendly! Source: styleathome

If you’re a pet owner or have children in the house, the rattlesnake calathea is a completely harmless plant that’s also really easy to care for if you don’t have enough time or patience to pay attention to it.


Make a statement with a gorgeous umbrella plant.
Make a statement with a gorgeous umbrella plant. Source: Apartment Therapy

The umbrella plant is perfect if you have a spot by the window. These plants love sunlight, but they do require a lot of attention. So you need to take really good care of it everyday.

You will need to:

  • Water whenever the top inch of the soil is dry
  • Trim them regularly since they grow quickly
  • Keep them in full sunlight

Money tree

The money tree will bring you luck!
The money tree will bring you luck! Source: Instagram

As the name itself says, this plant is believed to bring good luck and wealth into your life, isn’t that great? If you believe in this sort of thing, this is a great pick to add in your home. What’s even better about this plant is that it is highly resilient. Even though you need to keep it exposed in the sun and water them any time the soil dries out, it should be your companion for a longer time than most plants.

Lemon trees

Have a lemon supply at home with this plant.
Have a lemon supply at home with this plant. Source: Domino

If you love lemons and a sweet lemonade, this tree will be a great addition in your home. Not only they offer delicious lemons for you, they’re also a wow factor for your house decor. You will need to keep them in a pot with good drainage and water regularly for them to thrive. Caring for them is that basic and you won’t have to go to the farmer’s market every week to drink that cold lemonade during hot weekends.

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