Office, a space where most of us spend a major part of the day. Your workspace is from where the cheques come from for the survival of the month and to maintain a lifestyle. You believe it or not, it is your second home. Working in the same environment everyday for hours can become quite mundane. Plants can enliven the drab office environment and create a look where one would actually want to sit and work. Not only they will purify the air but will also add a focal point in your office. You can enjoy doing your work in the presence of some beautiful indoor plants and as it goes “ If you love your work and you enjoy it, you are already a success”. Here are a few plants that will fit perfectly into the office space of any size.
- Jade Plant
Jade, or Crassula ovata is a beautiful succulent with round leaves shaped like coins. This plant is also known as “money plant” in some cultures as it is supposed to bring financial luck with it. Now, isn’t this is needed in offices? Jade plant carries earth element hence promoting peace and harmony in the space it sits in. It lends a positive chi energy in the environment.
- African Violet
African violets (Saintpaulia) are tiny indoor plants that will be perfect for your workstation. The florals bloom all year round lending a beauteous touch to your workstation. If you don’t find this plant in the local nursery, you can always buy plants online at an affordable price and with free home delivery.
- Peace Lily
Lush green leaves with serene white floral, isn’t that what dreams are made of? The peace lily, or Spathiphyllum is not just a beauty to marvel at but also an excellent air purifier. They thrive in low light conditions too. Peace lilies symbolize peace, tranquillity and prosperity. Feng Shui recommends placing of peace lilies at home or workplace, to balance all the energies.
- Chinese Evergreen
Chinese Evergreen, or Aglaonema thrives on negligence. Aglaonema is effective air purifier plant. It removes indoor air pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde lending a breath of fresh air. Aglaonema Snow White is considered luck bringer Feng Shui plant. They are known for their attractive leathery leaves.
- English Ivy
Also known as Hedera Helix, it is reduce airborne fecal matter particles and filter out formaldehyde. It is known to activate positive energy in the space they are placed. It is easy to grow and quite adaptable to the existing conditions. English ivy is native to Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa.
- Snake Plant
Snake Plant is also known as Mother-In-Law’s Tongue (MILTs). It converts carbon dioxide into oxygen during night time too maintaining good air flow all the time. This plant has strong protective energies shielding the space against negative chi energy. For maximum effect, place this plant in eastern, southern and south eastern directions in the office.
Pothos Plant, or Epipremnum Aureum is perfect for your desktops. They excel in removing formaldehyde and carbon monoxide and easily collect stagnant and dead energy. They are easy to care for and grow well even in low light conditions. It brings life energy to the area it is kept in.