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Article: Bring in some Green. Tips for buying the right plants for your office

Bring in some Green. Tips for buying the right plants for your office

Bring in some Green. Tips for buying the right plants for your office

Are the four walls of your home office feeling a bit too confining? Have you been spending so much time in there that it's starting to feel like a cell? It might be time to bring some life and vitality into your workspace with plants.

Not only do they look great and help keep your desk area looking neat, but adding some greenery can also improve air quality, reduce stress, and increase productivity - all essentials for those who work from home! In this blog post we discuss the benefits of introducing plants into your home office, as well as providing tips and advice about how to get started. Read on for everything you need to know about bringing nature indoors.

Working from home has become an increasingly popular option for many professionals, and many of them are opting to set up a home office to make the arrangement more comfortable. However, just like any other workspace, it’s important to make sure that your home office environment is as conducive to productivity as possible.

Plants have been shown to have a number of potential benefits when placed in workspaces, such as improved office aesthetics, reduced stress levels, and cleaner air. But which plants should you choose for your home office? In this blog post, we explore the best plants to have in your home office and the benefits they provide.




The first type of plant you might consider for your home office is a philodendron. This type of plant is relatively easy to maintain and can be found in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colours. 

Philodendrons offer an aesthetically pleasing look with their glossy green leaves and are also a great choice for improving air quality due to their ability to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the air.

Additionally, philodendrons require little maintenance since they need only occasional watering and occasional fertilization once or twice per year.


Ficus tree


Another good choice for your home office is a Ficus tree. Ficus trees are known for their broad leaves that come in a variety of shades ranging from deep green to yellow-green.

They are also relatively easy to care for; they only require periodic watering every few days during the growing season but can survive without frequent pruning or repotting because they grow slowly.

Ficus trees are great at removing various pollutants from indoor air including formaldehyde, benzene, xylene, trichloroethylene, ammonia, nitric oxide, sulphur dioxide and particulate matter—all of which can contribute to poor indoor air quality if left unchecked.


Peace Lilies


Peace lilies are another excellent choice when it comes to increasing workplace productivity by improving indoor air quality while also bringing life into any space with their beautiful white blooms that emerge from amongst glossy dark green foliage.

Peace lilies require very little maintenance; simply water them when the top inch or so of soil becomes dry then leave them alone until the next time they need water—usually about once every week or two depending on conditions like humidity levels in your space.

Plus peace lilies don’t require much fertilizer; just feed them once every month or so during their active growing season (spring through summer).


Aloe Vera


Finally aloe vera is another popular plant choice due its reputation as being one of nature’s most potent healing agents—and not just externally!

Aloe vera has been proven effective against numerous airborne pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde when grown indoors due its filtration capabilities–it absorbs these toxins then filters them out before releasing cleaner air back into our environment–plus it doubles as an interior décor item with its beautiful spiky leaves fanning outward off its centre stem!

And though aloe vera doesn’t require much maintenance overall (just adequate sunlight exposure), if you want even more health benefits be sure not to forget regular repotting every two years at least–this will ensure maximum growth potential!




In conclusion there are several great options for adding plants into your home office environment that not only help improve air quality but also add aesthetic value with vibrant colours or interesting shapes!

Philodendrons offer low maintenance yet attractive greenery while Ficus trees help purify our indoor environments with their broad leaves making them ideal choices for busy work spaces; Peace Lilies bring beauty along with superior air filtering capabilities; and Aloe Vera offers both health benefits plus eye-catching details provided by its unique foliage structure! Whatever type of plant you choose just remember that all these varieties provide significant advantages over traditional hard-lined workspaces so don't forget: greenery isn't just decoration—it's essential!

At The Office Crowd, we are all about going green. Bringing some plants into your home office is a fantastic start. When you spruce up your standing desk, you may start thinking about the rest of your home office set up? If so, we got you! And we can help you go green beyond just the plants!

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We have some great second hand Herman Miller and Knoll products. We have a whole collection of refurbished classic office chairs that offer great back support to keep you in good posture. 

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