5 Easy To Grow Indoor Plants

Use plants to bring life.
– Douglas Wilson

Growing indoor plants is the best method to bring nature into your home and make way for happiness and positivity. The lush greenery that plants offer and their air-purifying property does wonders and make them true favorites of many people. But sometimes people hesitate to grow indoor plants. Mainly, because they are afraid of the commitment of daily plant care and their high-maintenance. They fear that they may not be able to water them regularly or provide the essential nutrients for their proper growth because of their busy schedule. You’ll be happy to know that there are many green beauties that are easy to grow, low-maintenance and last longer than expected. The most important of all is Indoor plants offer relief from stress, anxiety and helps boost up the mood of people to a great extent.

Jade Plant

  • Give them as much sun as you can, at least 4-6 hours every day. Not suited for the low-light surroundings.
  • Jade plant is able to survive in sandy soils. A mix of sand, organic matter, and peat moss allow for good draining that will provide a healthy growing environment.
  • More frequent watering is required in summer, but only monthly in the winter. Do not overwater.
  • Fertilize the jade plant every six months and use a balanced water-soluble fertilizer.

Spider Plant

  • An excellent plant for hanging indoor garden and can be grown in a pot as well.
  • Can tolerate low light, a wide range of climatic conditions, and infrequent watering.
  • Make sure to water the spider plant when it is almost dry and let the water drain all the way through the pot.
  • Organic fertilizer works best for the spider plant. Fertilize it every three to four months with a houseplant fertilizer.

Peace Lily

  • Prefer light partial shade and can tolerate fluorescent lights.
  • Water at least once a week and grow in well-drained, all-purpose potting soil. During the summer season, spray soft or distilled water on leaves.
  • Cannot tolerate cold temperatures below 7 degree Celsius. Keep away from heating or cooling home appliances.
  • A good quality, water-soluble fertilizer is the best fertilizer for peace lily plant. Make sure to water the plant after adding the fertilizer.
  • It is poisonous to pets and may cause stomach and respiratory irritation on consumption. Keep peace lily plant out of reach of kids and pets.


  • Can tolerate all levels of indirect light. Avoid direct light as that can burn the leaves of the plant.
  • The mixture of potting soil and orchid soil is best for the growth of anthuriums. Avoid continuous use of moist soil.
  • Do water anthuriums regularly, but do not overwater them. Too much water can rot the roots.
  • Only fertilize anthuriums with one-fourth strength fertilizer every three to four months. Use the fertilizer with higher prosperous content.

Aloe Vera

  • Being a succulent plant, aloe vera does best in dry conditions. Plant them in a cactus potting soil mix or regular potting soil, which should be completely dry before being watered.
  • Water every two weeks and lesser in the winter for its healthy growth.
  • Only fertilize once in a year in the spring using a phosphorus-heavy, water-based fertilizer.
  • Aloe Vera prefers to soak up the sun. The more direct the light, the better it grows.

You can even add indoor plants into your home decor to grasp nature and human creation under one roof. Grow these easy to keep alive green beauties in your abode without worrying about daily care and their high-maintenance!

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Apeksha Rawat

Apeksha Rawat is a passionate writer who believes in working hard and putting her best foot forward. She is fond of trying all the new DIY trends and loves to channelise her creative side in all her tasks. She is a brilliant storyteller and is always ready to help every member of the team.