Why Houseplants are Essential for Green Living

Houseplants are a natural decor option for your home that can breathe life into your home and dress up any plain spots you may have in a room. Plants are also a great option to naturally filter the air and help with your indoor air quality. Certain plants can absorb pollutants and help you breathe better.

For example, houseplants like peace lilies. They are great for cleaning up ammonia and benzene.

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In addition to health benefits, you should also consider other factors in your home. Some plants are beautiful but can also be poisonous to any furry friends you have in your home. Some plants require more sun and water than other plants, so this means you have to think about what type of plant works best in the spot you’re planning to fill. With all of these factors in mind, how can you even begin to narrow down your selection?

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ProFlowers created a handy flowchart quiz to help you find the best indoor plant for your home! Answer a few questions about your home habits and your own personality to see what plant will work best for your lifestyle.

Source: ProFlowers

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