6 Amazing Air Purifying Plants For Your Garden Room
22nd February 2021
The air quality inside of your home or even your garden room is something that we should all be focussing on. With air pollution entering via doors, windows or vents, did you know that this could lead to very poor air quality which can have an impact on your health? Headaches, allergies, lethargy and so on can all become worse if the air inside your home isn’t regulated but how can you do this? In one very natural and simple way… With air purifying plants. These can help to remove harmful toxins and provide fresh oxygen which will completely change your home or working environment. Here are our 6 favourite air purifying plants for your garden room.
The spider plant is a firm favourite for the home because they are so easy to care for. Even if you accidentally neglect a spider plant for a while, with a little water, they tend to just bounce back to life. NASA tests have shown that this plant is perfect for tackling toxins such as formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene (a solvent). Since formaldehyde is often found in cleaning products, grout and fillers, a spider plant will work wonders in your garden room. It will be very happy at home on a shelf or bookcase or even on your desk.
There’s no mistaking a Peace Lily. With its large, pretty leaves and beautiful flowers, this indoor plant is a perfect choice if you are looking to improve your air quality. Not only can it help to filter out harmful benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde toxins but the moisture that is given off by its flowers can also boost a room’s humidity by up to 5%. This makes it a great choice for a garden room that is used for exercise or as an office.
With its large foliage, the Boston Fern’s best quality is that it can remove toxins from the air which improves the air quality whilst also providing additional moisture. It is quite a low maintenance plant and should thrive with just a little misting and watering. The best places for this plant is in a bathroom, toilet or kitchen.
This hardy plant is easy to care for plus it doesn’t require sunlight which means it can be placed in a corner of a room and left to do its job of purifying the air and removing any harmful toxins via their large leaves. This is ideal for the novice plant owner or for somebody with a busy lifestyle.
Aloe Vera is a versatile plant, most of us know of it’s healing properties when used on skin problems but did you also know that it will work 24/7 to purify the air in your home?! This makes it ideal for any room in the house plus your garden room whatever you use it for.
English Ivy is a popular choice of plant for many UK homes. Not only does it provide a rich green backdrop, but it can also help to prevent mould whilst purifying the air at the same time. This plant will require sunlight in order to thrive so a sunny spot in your garden room will make the perfect home.
These 6 air purifying plants can be used in conjunction with one another to not only make your garden room look beautiful but for it to have the best air quality you could ask for.