Add to Enjoyment With Plants

Evergreens planted so you can see them from indoors, like this upright mugo pine Pinus mugo ‘Tannenbaum’, are a pleasing contrast on a snowy day.  Today we’ll consider a few common indoor plants that flourish in enough sunlight on the Northern Plains.

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Boston fern stays full and green in a Southern exposure. It receives a quarter turn at each weekly watering and is divided every two years.

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Indirect light is a more available light source in most homes, and other fern-like and vining plants tolerate less light.

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Dried plants such as Allium have a place indoors, paired with an ivy in indirect light.

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This terrarium is less than a foot tall but the close up shows the ferns inside, with the humidity ferns prefer. It receives indirect light.

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Bromeliads flower under proper conditions but will serve as a low maintenance and slow-growing house plant that can tolerate indirect light and fluctuating indoor conditions in winter.

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Whether we see evergreens out the window or enjoy them room to room indoors, plants add to daily enjoyment without much input. See you next week at Plant Exchange Blog.

 

 

 

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