Indoor gardening

Indoor gardening ideas to make your home eco-friendly

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Brenda Nyawara

Brenda Nyawara is an editor at Archute. She is a graduate architect with a passion for edge-cutting ideas in design, fashion, art and modern world interests.
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Are you looking for indoor gardening ideas? It is not surprising because everyone is searching for the same ideas to uplift their environment! After all, we've spent much more time inside our own four walls. Wouldn't it be lovely to spruce it up with some luscious green foliage and maybe a blossom or two?

If you have an outdoor garden, believe it, you are lucky. Some of us city dwellers are, shall we say, deficient in the gardening department. If that's the case, perhaps our garden design ideas have inspired you to get some green-fingered action of your own. But that's okay because nothing can stop you from establishing a plant-filled sanctuary within your apartment, regardless of your outdoor space! Even if you already have an outside plot, there's always room for more plants in your life.

Plants do not have to be placed out in garden areas or as patio plants; any location may benefit from plants' vibrancy and health advantages, as suggested by the experts. Plants and plant containers can be tailored to suit the aesthetic of your area, regardless of the surroundings.

Fill your shelves with succulents, hanging vegetation from the ceilings, line your windows with herbs, or plant an entire tree within. Before you know it, you'll be addicted. Believe it or not, plants improve by adding a positive vibe to the environment! Just keep scrolling for plenty of other indoor garden ideas.

Your Bathtub Should be surrounded by greenery.

Are your tub boring and nothing around? We have severe bathroom envy over here! The galvanized containers look good with the color scheme, and the chandelier and fringed drapes offer a modern elegance.

The abundance of the greatest indoor plants wins us over - notice how these parlor palms burst against the more neutral-hued furnishings and bring this set-up to life.

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Fill your washroom with plants and see what happens! There are a plethora of plants that flourish in dampness. And what could be more pleasant than reclining back in a mountain of bubbles while admiring the new green scenery?

Add Herbs to Your Kitchen

Herbs are fantastic because they make any meal feel a little fancier. With a sprinkling of chopped chives on new potatoes, a crushed mint leaf in a mojito, and the strong aroma of basil as you blitz it into pesto, our mouths are already watering!

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Use them not only in the garden but also as inside plant ideas. They'll look great in a kitchen full of colorful pots and will be easy to reach when you're in the mood to cook.

Add a Lush Planter to the End of Your Bed

Experts by the Indoor Garden Design team suggest that indoor plants are a natural and adaptable means of producing healthier and more comfortable settings when balancing work or home space.

Plants make excellent room dividers. To maintain privacy, these plants have been arranged in a trough at the end of a bed in a small room.

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So why not bring them into your bedroom and sleep in your jungle?

Reuse a Bar Cart To Create a Stunning Display

So maybe you should keep your beverages somewhere else. But for a scenario like this, we think it's worth it. As you might expect, filling an ancient globe bar with succulents has a magical quality to it.

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The little plants in ancient glasses add a nice finishing touch to the idea. Also, please look at the moss and lichen at the bottom; it gives it an almost overgrown yet completely charming vibe.

It's a great focal point for a sitting area and will spark conversation among your guests.

Match Your Room to a Living Wall

Why not plant vertically if space is limited or your walls look bare (or both)?

Even on a lesser scale, a living wall will always be impressive. You can always use some amazing chalk paint colours to paint your walls and give them an impressive look. With more options, you can always do an online search on how to construct a living wall - replace the plants for interior plants like ferns, peace lilies, and philodendrons.

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You can color the supporting wall with a vivid blue-green chalk paint and pair it with luxurious textiles for an eye-catching effect.

Add Color with Vertical Planting

Why not utilize plants as a focal point if you want a more minimalist look?

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Two massive vertical panels overflowing with flora add a big lift to the elegant indoor courtyard. They add a splash of colour to your boring room.

Pack the Plants for the Most Impact

If you have the space - perhaps a spare dresser, table, or workstation - why not go all out and stock up on our best indoor plants? A mass of potted plants is always a cheery sight. Plus, when you have the time, you can enjoy the delicate process of tenderly tending to them.

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You will love the hanging pots and the beautiful air plants peeking out from behind the wire frame. The end effect is a stunning indoor garden that everyone can admire.

Pastel Pots with Pared-Back

If the last notion was too much for you, how about this one? A complimentary palette of soft greens, a smidgeon of dusky pink, subtle and beautiful textures, and various sizes - all pulled together in a grown-up, sophisticated perspective.

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You will feel lovely and see how it adds so much intrigue to a space without overpowering—a fantastic complement to a neutral-toned, modern decor.

Get the Most Out Of Your Ceiling

Go as high as your ceiling allows. Make use of whatever available area. People enjoy having plants in high places, such as on shelves or hanging from the ceiling. They add drama and intrigue.

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They can brighten up a bleak spot and grow wild. Focus on how a plant grows and design your environment around it. Trailing plants are popular, but if they grow too long, you must manage them on the shelves. Not all plants have to be in your line of sight.

The ferns and other trailing plants look amazing suspended from the sharp metal beams, and they complement the quirky aesthetic of the rest of the area.

Indoor Bulbs Provide a Burst of Spring Color

Indoor bulbs aren't just for the outdoors. These also add beauty to your indoor gardening.

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Plant in a large pot, and create an eye-catching centerpiece for your kitchen table. Along with the gorgeous paperwhite narcissus, which has a great aroma, you may also try grape hyacinth, amaryllis, snake's head fritillary, and even tulips!

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Brenda Nyawara

Brenda Nyawara is an editor at Archute. She is a graduate architect with a passion for edge-cutting ideas in design, fashion, art and modern world interests.

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