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Good 2 Know...8 indoor plants that make your house smell good and purify the air
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8 indoor plants that make your house smell good and purify the air. Explore » Home (21,274) » Cleaning (1,939) » Clean Air (78) report 8 aromatic indoor herbs that purify air naturally by m0rd0r 117 Followers Follow (18) Post Comment Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages account. Your Name Add Your Comment... No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your Hubs or other sites. Rosemary in pot Source: Lovelihood @ Flickr Ads by Google Lavender blooming Source: Dylis Ong @ Flickr Basil Source: Averain @ Flickr Mint Source: AntonyCramp @ Flickr Jasmine grown indoors Source: Nessalow1 @ Flickr Rose geranium Source: Rae Allen @ Flickr Blooming Coffea arabica Source: coconut wireless @ Flickr Woodbine flowering with bugs attracted by the scent. Source: CajunAce @ Flickr Hirt's Arabian Tea Jasmine Plant - Maid of Orleans -FRAGRANT - 4" Pot Amazon Price: $6.99 Night Blooming Jasmine Plant - Cestrum nocturnum - 4" Pot Amazon Price: $7.99 Jasmine Confederate -Favorite Intensely Fragrant Easy to Grow Vine Jasmine Starter Plants 6 Pack Amazon Price: $9.99 Ads by Google Voted #1 in Waco www.bugsdotcom.com Have us protect your family and home with our "Don't Bug Me" Plan This is a collection of some house plants which help clean the air in the room from pollution, bad smell and lower carbon dioxide naturally. Some of them repel biting insects, other invite useful wasps that kill the parasites on the other plants. Most of those plants below will live in perfect coexistence near each other (except the mint, if planted in the same box or pot). They will also not grow too tall and wide, so you can fill small spaces around your windows and not risk stumbling upon them all the time. Rosemary Some use this herb for cooking, other use it as a herbal tea. As with all plants having needle-like leaves, the rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) is evergreen and can be held indoors in the whole winter, still leaving pleasant aroma. Most of the needle-leaved plants are very good purifiers, especially for humid winter air. They breathe carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen. Rosemary is not exception. The most important function of this herb is its ability to improve cognitive function and shield the brain from free radicals. And the presence of this plant in the room is enough in the long run. Rosemary still exhales some of its essential oils in the room (you don't need to boil it in a tea infusion to benefit from it). Lavender (Lavandula spica L.) You need to check if you are not allergic first, but this herb makes very good house plant. 1. It is excellent insect repellent. 2. The aroma relaxes the lungs and helps for calmer night sleep. 3. The aroma (also) helps relax if you suffer from anxiety. If you don't want to buy oil lamp for aromatherapy or sleep with lit aroma candle beside your bed -have a pot of Lavender growing on your bedroom window. It loves sunlight so - don't deprive it or it will refuse to bloom. At late autumn, the sunlight will be insufficient, so gather the seeds when the plant withers and reseed them at early spring. The soil is best to be sandy and not too rich (exclude compost and fertilizers) and the plant is best kept in a pot with good drainage. Don't drown the roots or you risk losing the whole plant. Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) a.k.a. Basil is one well known herb and spice. Naturally it is spread in Asia and North Africa but can easily be cultivated for all climates and domesticated. Grows about 1-2 feet long with small white blossoms and wide leaves. The fruit is small 4-seed nut that dries and drops by itself at autumn and can be reseeded in the next Spring. The rich aroma and the pleasant peppery taste are only one part of the coin. It can be also used as herbal tea and as all other plants will reduce the Carbon Dioxide in the room. Gather some leaves for the salad and leave enough smaller leaves for it to grow. Mint Mint (Mentha spicatta L.) The best herbal tea for winter. The best plant for indoor planting. There are many subspecies which are also called Mint. They include plants suitable with cooking with dry beans, plants suitable for baking meat, others suitable for extracting fragrant oils for perfumery and scent lamps and dozens more. All of them has few things in common: They make the air easier to breathe if you have lung disease. They have very pleasant aroma. They attract one small wasp when blooming. The wasp kills some parasites on other plants or injects eggs inside them. They make excellent herbal tea or tasty cooking spice. They love sun and water but are incredibly easy to grow. You can cut a branch and leave it in a glass of water for one week. It will grow very potent roots and you can plant it everywhere. From the main root system often grow additional spin offs which you can use or replant elsewhere. In my own terrace garden, the mint is often partly rooted and removed, because the root is quite invasive and strong (smothers and kills other plants around the mint). Jasmine (Jasminum officinale L.) Jasmine opens its flowers between 6 and 8 PM, when the temperature is lower. Having Jasmine aroma when dining is very pleasant. Having jasmine tea is also very good. (Just bruise some petals in a cup and pour boiling water. Cover for 10 minutes with a small dish). In China and India, it is mixed with green tea leaves and tumbled until the green tea absorbs all the fragrance form the Jasmine. In fact - Jasmine tea bags bought from store are actually green or Oolong tea with Jasmine scent. And even if Jasmine is not completely robbed from healing properties, Iit is better used as an evening house fragrance and air purifier. I strongly recommend you grow this plant. It is not very expensive. Geranium Geraniums, (Pelargoniums) are more than 200 kinds. For all of them is valid: Excellent aroma if you can tolerate it. Mosquitoes repellent. Don't attract most of the parasites which suck plants dry. Looks excellent when blooming. Purify air. A detached cutting can be grown by just re-planting it. Takes about a week to grow new roots. Don't need much care. Can live without water for 2 weeks in cold days. More sun = more blossoms. If you are still not convinced or not having too much botanical knowledge - this is the best houseplant for beginners. Even more: Rose geranium (Pelargonium roseum Willd.) can be used as a helpful herbal tea in Diabetes melitus (type 2). It lowers blood glucose levels very quick. Coffee plant Coffee plant (Coffea arabica L.) CAN be domesticated easier than an avocado seedling. There are above 120 subspecies Coffee plants, with sub-gene arabica being most famous and easy to grow at home. They are spread worldwide and you probably don't know how good this plant can be indoors. It blooms in white and smells so refreshing in the morning, you will probably skip your coffee beverage and just breathe. The normal coffee plant can grow to a small tree (3 meters), but indoors in a pot, it is quite compact - 1 meter (3 feet). Takes about 4 years until it starts blossoming and if you allow sufficient sunlight and help germination from small wasps and bees - you can grow your own coffee beans. Roast and grind them to coffee :) one plant provides about 50 grams dry coffee mass (~ 2 ounces). Sufficient for one week. Woodbine a.k.a. European honeysuckle or Common honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum L.) This plant is very useful for indoor stairs, especially if your rooms have sufficient sunlight. Regardless it is forest semi-parasitic plant growing over tree trunks, it can be domesticated and dwarfed. You can grow it in pot with a wooden log or dry branch planted in the soil, so the vine can climb on it. It has very sweet scent, especially at night. Can be grown from a seed, and takes about 2 years to start blossoming indoors
8 aromatic indoor herbs that purify air naturally
Don't worry! if you have limited garden space,here is a list of 15 best and easiest vegetables that you can grow in a pot or container
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Container Gardening-15 best vegetables that grow well in a container or pot
Have no fear! if you have limited garden space but want to work on your green thumb, here is a list of 15 best and easiest vegetables that you can grow in a container.
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DIY Strawberry Gutter Garden
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hanging strawberry garden; grow strawberries from elevated rain gutters.
bonus idea: Recycled rain gutters = elevated strawberry planters. (a) Reminds me of that song: "I'm in heaven, this is heaven..." Yumm... (b) Growing strawberries a couple feet off the ground keeps them safe from slugs & snails (which will love to munch on 'em if given the opportunity)
What a great idea ~ Google "growing strawberries in rain gutter" to see sights with directions ~ this is just a photo, but I LOVE the idea! (seeing this gave me an idea of how to use the space in my backyard for gardening that I can't put plants directly on.)
Gutter berries! Here's an interesting way to grow strawberries, fill an old rain gutter with soil, plant the berries & harvest them as the overhang. Much easier than crawling through Rows of berries on the ground and you won't need straw between the rows! ✿Like✿´¯`*•.¸¸✿Follow #Budget101✿¯`*•.¸¸♥Share♥ More Gardening Ideas here: http://www.budget101.com/frugal/gardening-landscaping-208/ #Strawberries #GutterGardening #Gutters #repurpose #raingutters #DIY #Garden #Gardening #GrowIt
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moss graffiti - no community garden, but a cool idea
Moss graffiti!!!!! SOCOOL.
Craft: Moss art so cool!
Moss graffiti.. Would be so cool in a garden!
DIY : How to make moss graffiti | DIY & Crafts Tutorials. Love this idea to turn moss into living wall art. This would look fab in a garden using graffiti stencils.
DIY Moss Graffiti for your backyard or anywhere! How fun!!
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moss graffiti - • Collect 3-4 hands full of moss and put in a blender with 700ml of luke warm water. • Add 3-4 tablespoons of water retaining gel • Add 120 ml of buttermilk • Pulse the blender until the gel forms • Pour mix into bucket. • Paint on rough concrete/wooden surfaces. • keep an eye on the weather, if dry, mist weekly to make sure the moss re-grows. The water retaining gel will be of benefit here. • After about three weeks you should see your artwork growing in front of you.
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This could be such fun for a children's garden - painting a moss garden -. moss graffiti
Moss graffiti • Collect 3-4 hands full of moss and put in a blender with 700ml of luke warm water. • Add 3-4 tablespoons of water retaining gel • Add 120 ml of buttermilk • Pulse the blender until the gel forms • Pour mix into bucket. • Paint on rough concrete/wooden surfaces. • keep an eye on the weather, if dry, mist weekly to make sure the moss re-grows. The water retaining gel will be of benefit here. • After about three weeks you should see your artwork growing in front of you.
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The 10 best trees to grow in small yards, or small areas.
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The 10 best trees to grow in small yards, or small areas. I really like #9 and think it would lovely in our little front yard.
The 10 best trees to grow in small yards, or small areas. Here is a look into what might be good for a smaller yard. These trees are really pretty, they’re popular and most have really pretty colors. Most of them grow to be about 20-30 feet in height. 1. Japanese Maple 2. Crabapple 3.Redbud 4. Flowering Dogwood 5. Golden Chain Tree 6. Hawthorne 7. Chaste Tree 8. Mimosa 9. Service Berry 10. Japanese Tree Lilac. There is so much to write about each tree, and really found this website helpful. So whatever you like, and are interested in learning more about, you can search and find out what you need. There are also a few different types of most of these trees. So if you see something you like, but would like it in a different color, or a little different, there are some variations you might like better. Most are similar, as far as size and style of the tree.
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5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas - Propagation-rooting
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Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas. I think I have had a growing hydrangea plant in every home I've own.
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How to plant strawberries in a strawberry pot www.whatsurhomest...
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Finding Morel Mushrooms 101 (excellent info!)
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Maybe if I had done this my flower bed would still be a flower bed... To reduce maintenance we added a 4-in. deep trench that we lined with plastic edging and filled with mulch. The edging keeps grass roots from creeping into the stone wall
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To reduce maintenance, add a 4-in. deep trench that is lined with plastic edging and filled with mulch. The edging keeps grass roots from creeping into the stone wall. And more garden edging tips.
Raised Flower Bed Edging Ideas I really need to apply some of these
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Raised bed DIY border...save $ on landscaping labor... Front yard... All ready have the brick!
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How to edge flowerbeds like a pro in minutes! - via Funky Junk Interiors I think Bird Houses and Flower Beds are Made for each other ..... LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THEM!
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Save Money ! How to edge flower beds... like a pro!! I also like the chair with birdhouse,
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Best Garden Bed Edging Tips - use metal or vinyl recycled house siding? at least 6" deep to stop roots.
jf~I have that darn edging...it has creeped out because of the shifting of the ground where we live... The Best Garden Bed Edging Tips - Step by Step | The Family Handyman
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Tips on growing peonies
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Tips on growing peonies! These are my absolute favorite and I will have beautiful peony bushes one day!!
Tips and tricks on growing peonies! The perfect Spring flower.
Tips on growing peonies! My fave garden flowers. Hopefully I can get mine doing better.
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25 Edible Garden Ideas -- grow herbs and vegetables no matter the size of your yard Remodelaholic .com .com
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Lots of great ideas on where and how to grow your vegetable garden.
Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.
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Rinse veggies right in the garden Plastic bucket and small laundry basket from Dollar Tree -- laundry basket is a great idea for the bumper crop of cucumbers!
Rinse veggies right in the garden, then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket from dollar store would do nicely.
packing A LOT in a little space! LOVE IT.
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Good DIY vegetable garden idea for small spaces.
Plant a compact vegetable garden; 4X4 garden box divided into 16 squares; square foot gardening.
Compact Vegetable Garden... going to push myself to start a small garden this year.
Easy Vegetable Garden layout using square foot gardening
Plant a compact veggie garden Box gardens that are specially tailored made to fit the healthy needs of the gardener. Good for small spaces!
Square foot gardening is a great way to garden in a small space. It's also great for beginning gardeners who often make the mistake of starting too big the first year. compact vegetable garden
Cheap Garden fence idea ... The metal mesh is cattle panel. Strong enough to last and to pull growing ivy & vines off of.
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Cheap Garden fence idea ... The metal mesh is cattle panel. Strong enough to last and to pull growing ivy & vines off of. Really loving the hog fences lately, especially as an alternative to chain link.
cattle panel wood fence: strong to last to pull growing vines off
No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers
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Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. | 30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer
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Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. They remind me of Dr. Seuss truffula trees
30 Garden ideas. Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers
Plant a bunch of these giant allium flowers. | 30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer ~ I need some flower gardening spots....these are gorgeous!
32 DIY Backyard Ideas 2.) Plant giant allium flowers to make your back yard look like something out of Dr. Seuss.
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Egg shell dust for your garden! I have used this for 2 years and my soil is so much healthier.
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Other pinners state: **Egg shell dust for your garden! I have used this for 2 years and my soil is so much healthier. **The earthworms like powdered eggshell, and the tomatoes don't drop flowers as much. **You can add the coffee or tea with that mix... makes garden grow really well.
Egg shell dust for your garden! I picked this trick up from my Gram, plus eggshell dust is great for spellcasting
Egg shell dust for your garden! healthy soil
Egg shell dust for improving garden soil
DIY Eggshell Dust For Your Garden! This really works - just grind up empty egg shells, soak in water, and feed your plants.
Bougainvillea, Isle of Crete, Greece. I NEED to go to Greece!