Five easy-to-maintain plants that will spruce up your home and thrive in our desert climate.
If you’re not familiar with the Spider Plant, we’re not sure where you’ve been living. But besides being incredibly hearty, this plant can filter a surprising number of toxins from the air, including formaldehyde. Who knew?!?
This whispery fern is just like Superman, it’s virtually indestructible. However, the asparagus fern is poisonous — think Kryptonite — to children and pets, so be sure you hang it with that in mind.
Boston FernA natural survivor that is non-toxic and will improve your air quality. We’d say more about this beauty, except the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl again, so Boston’s gotten enough publicity this year.
Devil’s IvyThe name becries its toxicity, so keep it away from young ones and pets, but this climber can survive on any soil, making it almost impossible to kill.
String of Pearls Perhaps the most unique looking of the group, its leaves grow into little balls. This eye-opener is best put in a room you use for entertaining and your guests will be impressed.