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Best indoor plants to start growing this fall

Posted by Mani Bagga on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 10:40am.

Just because the water is getting cooler doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up your gardening gloves just yet — fall can be a great time to focus on indoor plants.

Unlike an outdoor garden, houseplants can survive even the bleakest of seasons to continue lighting up a room and, in some cases, providing food to harvest all throughout the year.

These are some of the best ones to plant now.

Tillansia
These are also known as “air plants” because of how easy they are to maintain. They sustain themselves off the moisture in the air and require no soil to grow. They come in hundreds of different forms to add a splash of life to a room.

Spider plant
This pretty little potted plant spills over with long, lush foliage but requires little work to keep alive. It thrives in low to bright indirect light, making it perfect for an indoor setting.

Chives
This edible plant can be grown in almost any condition. Harvest them at the base and add them to a dish.

Zebra plant
This is one of the easiest succulents to grow because it requires low light, minimum water and can be happy in either open spaces like a living room or smaller rooms like a bathroom.

Mint
This perfect leaves can be added to teas, desserts or simply sucked on – a special treat, grown right in your living room.

Dragon Tree Dracena
A colourful tree that’s easy to maintain but can grow to a healthy size, adding vibrancy to a room while purifying the air.

Bay Laurel
Also known as the bay leaf, this is a herb that’s often called for in pastas, chillies and stews. Why buy it when you can grow it right at home?

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