When looking for finishing touches for a room or an office a large plant with plenty of height can add a distinctive look that softens an area and adds something tangible for people to appreciate. Tall plants sit nicely in a corner or even next to items of furniture where they do not impact on floor space too much.
When you buy large plants they are normally supplied in 10-14 inch pots which can then be placed in larger planters or decorative containers to fit in with the style and decor of a room or office. You must however remember to add a drip tray to allow for drainage, though you must be able to get to the drip tray easily to allow for maintenance and removal of excess water. To cover the gap between the nursery pot and the planter you can use foam or moss or something akin to those.
Vertical Garden In Your Rooms – Vertical gardens, also known as ‘green walls’ is a style of gardening that has gained huge popularity recently. This is an innovative style that has helped people to fulfill their desire for gardening even when they don’t have much space in their house. This form of gardening is a visual delight, but apart from its beauty, there are various other beneficial factors that make this a better choice. Here are some benefits of installing a vertical garden in your room.
1. Beauty: First and foremost benefit of this using a vertical garden is beauty. This is a unique style of gardening is a visual treat for the visitors. They are highly attractive and can easily become a centerpiece of both your house and workplaces.
Fresh Flowers For Every Of Your Room – Whether you are having a party, decorating for a holiday, or simply adding a beautiful touch, keep in mind that floral arrangements should complement the décor and mood of the room. Remember, too, you don’t have to have a traditional arrangement just because you find it in a traditional location. Instead of one big center arrangement, you may want to try a series of vases and candles on a fabric runner for a stunning effect.
Another traditional location for fresh flowers is in the foyer or entrance way. What a great way to make a terrific first impression. Regardless of your style, flowers in the entryway can create the mood from the moment someone walks through your door.
Indoor plants are raised in glasshouses in which the air is warm and humid. The world outside is far less accommodating, so always buy from a reputable supplier who will have made sure that the plants have been properly hardened off. In this way the shock of moving into a new home will be reduced to a minimum.
House plants can, of course, be bought at any time of the year, but it is preferable to purchase delicate varieties between late spring and mid fall. But some plants can only be bought in winter, and you should be extra careful at this time of the year. Plants stood outside the shop or on a market stall will have been damaged by the cold unless they are hardy varieties – avoid buying delicate plants which are stood in the open as ‘bargain’ offers.
Standing on the floor. The place for the large specimen plant is on the floor – placing a heavy pot on a table can make it look unsafe. Bold architectural plants are the usual choice, but there are other possibilities. Flowering standards are best displayed in this way and tall climbers with large leaves also make excellent floor-standing specimens. Interior designers love these tall specimen plants. A matched pair on either side of a door adds symmetry to a large room – a pot stood near a patio door brings the garden indoors.
A floor-standing plant must be chosen with care. Narrow, upright plants can make the ceiling look higher – low, spreading ones have the opposite effect. Remember the receptacle can damage the carpet so place a piece of wood or cork below it.
When gardeners start thinking about garden urns they almost never come up short for ideas on how to use them. In fact, given the apparently endless array of options, choosing what to do with them is sometimes the hardest part of working with garden vases and containers!
Let’s say that you’ve exhausted the traditional uses. You have used urns as containers for crawling ivy and bursts of violet. You have used some tall containers to house sunflowers or even cattails. You’ve got some decorative urns here and there that do nothing but enhance the garden’s aesthetic. Now what?