24 of the Easiest Houseplants You Can Grow. Did you know growing plants indoors helps improve indoor air quality, reduce stress and increase well-being? The beneficial microbes in the potting soil work with the plants to absorb the toxic chemicals (VOCs) in our indoor air, especially important in rooms with electrical appliances like computers. Great reasons to bring some green indoors! | The Micro Gardener
Freshen Your Mattress with Baking Soda and Essential Oils
CLEAN YOUR MATTRESS: Pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a Mason jar & drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on lid & shake jar. Using a kitchen strainer, sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress & let it sit for an hour or more. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites, & other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture & deep dirtiness. It deodorizes & leaves the mattress smelling fresh & clean.