Whether we like it or not, the majority of us spend a large part of our time within the strict enclosure of our rooms, our offices, work spaces, and most other places we go to. In the midst of all the urban greening and community forestry that’s been trickling through our cities, it remains a small detail to many that nature and its amazing benefits can be incorporated into design indoors, within the four walled enclaves that hold so many of us in thrall.
Maintaining plants inside can be a simple task with low-maintenance African violets that flower continuously in good conditions, the hyper-autonomous and stalwart aloe vera plant, or the dramatic and architectural snake plant which filters air pollutants such as formaldehyde. Talk about plants that pull their weight.
Check out this great article about 10 fabulous houseplants that work as living air purifiers.