Placing plants in your home

Sometimes finding the best place to put things in your home can be difficult and we all need a bit of inspiration from time to time.

Plants are a beautiful way to decorate your home and can really bring a room to life.

With plants sometimes we need to consider not only what looks good but what the plant needs, this differs from plant to plant so you can find the perfect one to suit you and your home, but in terms of placing plants for aesthetic reasons there are no right or wrong ways of doing it. All you have to do is find what suits your tastes.

The Front Door

So let's begin with adding a little life outdoors, at your front door! Putting small trees either side of your door is a great way to make the front of your house look special with little effort. Olive trees are perfect for this -they are best kept protected from harsh winds, so the shelter from your house is perfect. 

Place a tree on either side of your door for a beautiful symmetrical look. Plus you can add some fairy lights at Christmas for some welcoming festive sparkle.

Office Plants

Putting a small plant to your desk can add a great pop of colour without becoming overwhelming or cluttering to your workspace. Succulents like snake plants and aloe vera  are great low maintenance additions, adding a minimalistic, modern feel. Depending on the dryness of their environment, they may only need watering once or twice a month, meaning they can be neglected a little whilst you're busy at work.


Placing plants on your fireplace can make the room more homely and lived in. There's plenty of options here too - choose a plant that matches the rest of the décor or alternatively find one with contrasting colours to accentuate the theme throughout the room.

It is always important to consider the lighting and temperatures when choosing your plant; picking one with needs that fit your environment can save you the stress of trying to save a dying plant.

Wall Décor

Sometimes you might want something a little different to fill some blank space on a wall rather than a painting or photograph, here is a little inspo of how to do that by incorporating plants! Magnetic pots are a great way to achieve this, giving you more freedom over where you place a plant.

Small plants are generally the best choice, unless you're going for something extravagant, and it's quite easy to create a wall hanging for your plant. A really beautiful way of doing this would be to place a rose plant into a hanger.

The Windowsill

The windowsill is an obvious choice, offering abundant light for sun-loving plants. But make sure to check how much light your window gets - south facing windows get a lot of sun, so can be great for arid plants like Yuccas. However, the direct sunlight can be too harsh on other plants and they're best placed further back, or by a window with more indirect light to avoid scorched leaves.

For example, the Phalaenopsis Orchid is perfect for an east-facing window, as they don't like to be in very bright light all the time. Pair your orchid with a couple of small ornaments and a picture frame to create a quirky focal point in a small space.

Bedroom Plants

There are so many options when it comes to placing plants in your bedroom, on the floor, the wall, windows, side tables and as for the type of plant well, there are so many! How to choose?! Don't worry - we're here to help.

Air purifying plants can be a fantastic choice for your bedroom, keeping the air fresh, and regulating humidity whilst you sleep. Some of the best air purifying plants include areca palms, dracaena marginatas, ficus benjaminas, and peace lilies.

Bathroom Plants

The bathroom is often somewhere that is forgotten in terms of placing plants yet it is such a great way to liven the place up.

Even better, some plants will be happiest in the bathroom, especially those that thrive in warm and humid environments. For example, ferns can be notoriously picky about humidity, so will love the added moisture. Other tropical plants like calatheas and monsteras are also excellent choices.

However, if your bathroom doesn't have windows, we'd recommend not putting plants in there, as they'll struggle without natural sunlight. If this is the case, you can still give your tropical plants a quick moisture boost - take them into the bathroom whilst you shower so they can enjoy some extra humidity.

We hope this has given you some inspiration! We have a beautiful new range of plants in a wide range of shapes, sizes and colours so you'll be sure to find the perfect one for you.

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