Best Plants For Your Desk
Even if you don’t have a green thumb, you can still keep a healthy indoor plant at your desk and reap all of its benefits! The best types of plants to keep at your desk are small, low-maintenance plants that require little to no direct sunlight. If you’ve never had a desk plant before, try out one of these plants to get started:
Snake plant: These plants are extremely hard to kill (perfect for beginners!) and can go days without water. They’re also great at growing at room temperature.
Lucky bamboo: Lucky bamboo is a great plant for beginners. They require little watering and maintenance. Plus, if they start to get too tall, you can easily trim the stalks with a pair of scissors.
English Ivy: While you will need to water this plant frequently in the beginning, this plant gets easier to care for over time once it has adapted to dry conditions. Plus, they’re beautiful!
Cacti: Choose this plant if you have a desk near a window with some natural sunlight. They only need to be watered about once a week during warmer seasons and once every three weeks during the cooler seasons.
Lemon Balm: These scented plants can survive in the sunlight or in the shade and are difficult to kill. You’ll love the added boost you’ll get from the scent of lemon at your workspace.
Succulents: These tiny plants are as versatile as they are beautiful. And they only need to be watered about once a week!
Aloe plant: These plants are very forgiving if you forget to water them. In fact, watering them too much is worse than not watering them at all. They also one of the best desk plants to help purify the air around you.
In short, there are many wellness benefits of office plants so adding a plant to your workspace is an easy way to boost your overall wellbeing at work.