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It is a fairly common perception that plants cannot grow, let alone thrive, without
light. While light is a general requirement for the growth and development of
plants, the degree of exposure or need for exposure differs from plant to plant. It
is not unusual for plants to grow in dark or low-light places; even in the wild,
plants grow under canopies of the forest.

There are many plants that do well in low-light conditions, but here are three 3 of the
best indoor plants for dark rooms:

Chinese Evergreen: They do not only thrive in low-light areas but are also
drought resistant. With their bright colors of green, yellow, red, and pink,
they bring some color to brighten up a room.

Philodendron: The philodendron is an excellent houseplant that grows all
year round. It also does not require much maintenance and can withstand
harsh conditions. grows all year round.

ZZ Plant: If you want a plant resilient and perfect for dark areas, it doesn't
get much better than Zamioculcas zamiifolia. It is practically
indestructible. It can withstand dry conditions and a long period of

Adding plants is a great way to add cheerfulness and style to a room. It is usually
a difficult task for dark rooms, especially north-facing rooms. Thankfully, these
plants are a solution to this head-scratcher and bring all the added benefits of
spicing a room with color and texture to the dark ones. so They are usually low
maintenance and perfect for new plant parents.

ZZ Zanzibar Gem Live Plant
Aloe Vera Live Indoor House Plant
Ponytail Palm Single Trunk Live Plant

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Outdoor Plants

Outdoor Plants That Like Shade

There is a huge variety of outdoor plants that fall in the category of plants that love being in the shade, or you can also say they don't like being in direct sunlight. Those plants love the warm spots with shades in your garden or your porch. Direct heat can fade the bright green leaves and burn the plant, and turn them brown. Just keeping the soil moist for these plants goes a long way.


Below are some of the plants that grow well in shade.


2.Coral Bells




6.Toad Lily



9.Oakleaf Hydrangea


11.Japanese Forest Grass




For your shade garden, plants need water to stay hydrated. over watering can rot the roots. As plants in shade get less sunlight so the drying process is slower than the plants in sunlight and they don't need water every day. Always check the soil if it's too dry or too wet before watering.

The one concerning thing is that, shade loving plants attract insects such as spider mites, ants and whiteflies. If you see holes in your plant or white spots, those are the insect damages. You can use a good insect spray on infected plants to kill insects.



To give your shade garden a beautiful and peaceful look, where you can sit and relax with a warm cup of tea with a beautiful and relaxing view of your self grown plants and flowers. There is a vast variety of plants that need only shade or indirect sunlight that you can grow and some of them are also very low maintenance, like ferns. Never make a clutter with mixing all the type of plants in one spot. It is better to give time in arranging plants and give them their own space to show their beauty.

If you want to plant colorful flowers like Viola or Brunnerra, make sure to bunch it up with some bright green leafy plant or similar plants that have the same needs to give your garden a unique look. 


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Orchids and Placement

What is an orchid?

An orchid is one of the oldest and largest flowering plant families with a vast variety of flowers, spanning about 30,000 species. Native to parts of Asia, these plants are also known as epiphytes, which means that they typically grow on other plants, or a host plant,  without harming it.  With their beautiful hues and different formations, it’s hard not to become mesmerized by these prehistoric flowers.

What type of vase should it be in?

Whichever type of vase you choose to put your orchids in, you must remember to have enough open space towards the bottom to allow the roots to obtain enough air.  Also, this specific plant will benefit greatly from

a vase with a weighted bottom to assist in balancing the orchid as it blooms.   

Where should I place it in my house?

The ideal place to place an orchid would be anywhere that mimics humid conditions in your house.  A South or East facing window is the most ideal split to place it as a window in that area can help control the amount of direct sunlight the plant takes in. The top three spots in your house include the living room,

the dining room, and the bathroom If living in a humid environment such as Florida, you can place this plant outside in the patio and it will do quite well there. 

How to maintain an orchid?

These plants enjoy a lot of indirect sunlight (although some do enjoy direct sunlight).  They thrive in an elevated humidity environment and benefit from a lot of open space where the roots are. They are comfortable in temperatures below 85 degrees. These temperatures and conditions work to create vibrant and healthy blooms for these flowers.  (The easiest of this vast species to maintain is Phalaenopsis as it can tolerate levels of low light and humidity)

Why should you buy an orchid?

While they are one of the oldest flowering plants to exist, they are quite easy to take care of once you understand their needs.  They are quite simple in that, they require a humid environment, enough indirect sunlight,

and a weighted vase with enough space for the roots to gain sufficient air. All these steps contribute to beautiful blooms which are sure to light up your house this year.  This flowering plant, once a very rare commodity can now become part of your home

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