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4 Easy Plants to Brighten Up Your Chandler Senior Apartment

Moving into a retirement community can be stressful.

Moving into a retirement community can be stressful. The fear of the unknown when moving into a new environment can make the transition difficult. One way to help ease the nerves when moving is to add some indoor houseplants to your new space to help brighten up the rooms in your new home.

Houseplants can bring serenity to any Chandler senior apartment. Having indoor houseplants can help elevate your mood, reduce stress, and even clear the air. While starting an indoor garden can be intimidating at first, there are some extremely forgiving houseplants to consider when adding some greenery to your home. Solterra Senior Living has some suggestions for easy-to-care-for houseplants to add to your new home.

1. Parlor Palm

The parlor palm is a tropical plant that is known for being a hardy indoor plant. Not only does it do well in varying light conditions, but it also only needs to be watered every one to two weeks. Even if your living space has low-light conditions, the parlor palm should do well with infrequent watering and indirect sunlight. For those of you who have a furry roommate and are afraid of your pet eating the plants and becoming ill, this plant is a great fit since it is considered non-toxic and is pet friendly so you can have peace of mind.

2. Pothos Plant

The pothos plant, also known as devil’s ivy, is best known for surviving even in the most extreme low light conditions and infrequent watering. If you are known for having a “black thumb” and are wary of keeping an indoor houseplant alive, this one is for you. The pothos plant is even known for withstanding overwatering. This plant should survive even the most forgetful owners.

The pothos plant prefers medium to full indirect sunlight and watering every week to two weeks. This vine plant can grow quite long, with vines reaching over 10 feet in length. Pruning the vines is quick and easy.

3. Snake Plant

The snake plant is known for its ability to purify the air around you by removing unwanted toxins from the air inside your home. For Chandler senior apartments, the snake plant is a great addition to your home, especially if you tend to forget to water your plants. This plant can withstand infrequent watering and go up to three weeks without water. The leaves start to wrinkle to let you know that it needs a good hydrating soak.

4. Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe vera is a helpful plant to have in one’s home since the gel inside is a great topical for burns. To apply the aloe vera gel, just break off one of the leaves and squeeze the gel onto your burn, and it immediately feels better. Aloe plants only require watering after the soil has completely dried. Depending on the humidity of your home, you may only need to water the aloe plant every two to three weeks.

If you would like to schedule a tour of Solterra Senior Living, contact us today.