Are you planning to decorate your living room?
Want to make a bold statement and you fancy the idea of plants?
Do you want to avoid watering them?
Do you want them to stay forever green?
Keep reading this article because I am going to tell you the benefits of artificial plants.
What we mean by “artificial plants”.
A fake plant is a replica of a real plant. Made up of plastics that resemble the leaves, stems, branches, flowers, fruits, etc., of a real plant. This type of product is usually sold by retailers who specialize in selling such goods. Plastic materials result in a very durable and long-lasting plant.
The plants look real but contain no actual plant material inside them. They are plastic replicas of popular indoor plant species. The main advantage of these plastic or silk plants is their low maintenance cost. Unlike real plants, artificial plants don’t need water, fertilizer or sunlight. They do not produce any scent either.
The benefits of artificial plants:
One of the most important things that you need to ensure that your home looks beautiful is the addition of various plants. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor plants, these are very useful because they add beauty to your living space. There are many benefits associated with adding plants to your home.
I get what you’re thinking, plants are great but why do people choose fake plants over true ones?
Here are our 6 favourite reasons:
1) They increase your mood
If you are sad or feeling gloomy, you should buy artificial plants and place them near your bed or desk. The look can lift your spirits and make you happy again. When you have real or artificial plants in your house, you feel relaxed and calm.
Chan and Chen, 2005 found that office workers who did not have nature views or indoor plants might be associated with higher levels of tension and anxiety.
Plus there is no risk of dying so you don’t wake up to see that yellow, filtering sad looking leaf and you don’t need to deal with that dead plant.
2) They add value to your home
Aside from increasing its aesthetic appeal, the presence of plants around your house adds value to your property.
When buyers visit your home and see a beautiful indoor garden, they will appreciate your efforts. They will assume your house is well maintained when they see a house decorated with beautiful green plants.
3) They save you money
Purchasing plants from a traditional florist or retail store requires a lot of money. Furthermore, it may take several months before your plants grow big.
They last longer than real plants. After planting real plants they might die within a few weeks if not looked after. Yet, artificial plants can survive for years.
If you wish to try out these amazing fake plants at your place at an affordable price, you can order them from our e-commerce shop.
4) They enhance the appearance of your home
Adding faux plants to your house makes it look more attractive. If you see a plant online you like, it takes years for it to grow and it might never look exactly what you were after. An artificial plant means you get a mature looking plant faster than real plants.
You can move them from your living room to your dining room. They have no roots, so you can move them. Perfect, if you wanted to decorate a room to keep up with the latest design trends; this way you don’t need to pull your back in moving it. They are lightweight.
5) They are easy to maintain.
They don’t need water or indirect or direct sunlight. They are easy to maintain. Every so often dusts them in the same way and regularity as you would any other bit of furniture in your house.
Also, you don’t need to worry about replicating their natural environments. by that I mean you don’t need to study what the right level of heat, water or soil is – they can live in any environment.
6) Perfect for allergy sufferers.
I suffer from hayfever and any type of foliage that emits fragrance makes me sneeze. Artificial plants mean I can enjoy the visual benefits without suffering from allergies.
Riddle – What is not alive, but lives forever?
Answer – Plastic Plants
If you are:
- looking forward to adding greenery to your home
- without having to spend huge sums of money
- without having to become green-thumbed
- I would recommend artificial plants.
I show my personal preference below:
As you can see artificial plants are beneficial for your home.
Which one will you choose to spruce up your home?