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Snakes head fritillary by Mandy Disher - Photo 207464005 / 500px

Snakes head fritillary by Mandy Disher - Photo 207464005 /

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air. NASA hardly seems like the organization that would give us …

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

NASA have compiled this list of beneficial houseplants to grow indoors, which help purify the air.

Hi there! A few days ago I collated a blog post on ways you can use plants to decorate your home. Today I thought I’d share an image I put together on some indoor plants for beginners. These would be my favourite plants and I have a few myself. The Mother-in-law’s Tongue (or snake plant) and the Zanzibar Gem are probably the easiest to look after. They will survive in low-light and don’t need a lot of watering. I have not killed...

Indoor plants for beginners. The Mother-in-law’s Tongue (or snake plant) and the Zanzibar Gem are probably the easiest to look after. They will survive in low-light and don’t need a lot of watering.

The nodding bell shaped flowers of Fritillaria meleagris are unmistakeable for their snake skin markings. This British wild flower bulb is now protected and rarely seen in its native meadows, but will always attract attention in a woodland garden, rockery, or naturalised in grass.

Good on a north or east facing wall, on the other side of our garden. Commonly known as Guinea Hen flower, this woodland bulb grows as a multicolored mix of pure white and white-checkered reddish-purple nodding bells.

UK wild flowers: Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris ) This is maybe the most exotic flower, its chequered bells look like stained glass when the light shines through them, each pale cell outlined by a darker frame. The reason fritillaries are now so rare is that, as bulbs, they can be destroyed by just one ploughing of a site where they may have been for centuries. Photograph: Jonathan Buckley

Ten of Britain's rarest wild flowers – in pictures

UK wild flowers: Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris ) This is our most exotic flower. The reason fritillaries are now so rare is that, as bulbs, they can be destroyed by just one ploughing of a site where they may have been for centuries.

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Aloe vera works much like the snake plant – it emits oxygen at night, making for a more restful sleep. It is also one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain – it tolerates ‘neglect’ well and so...

Aloe vera works much like the snake plant – it emits oxygen at night, making for a more restful sleep. It is also one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain – it tolerates ‘neglect’ well and so doesn’t require frequent watering.

Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) | Snake plants are a super popular air-purifying house plant because they’re beautiful and basically impossible to kill — the perfect option if you’re a neglectful young adult.

Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) 15 Beautiful House Plants That Can Actually Purify Your Home

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