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Houseplants are a great way to make your home feel more comfortable, colorful, and--in the winter--to bring a bit of living nature back into your life until spring arrives.

There are houseplants that will thrive in just about any location of your home. Plus, you can find houseplants that are low-maintenance or ones that are a bit more rewarding as you care for them and watch them grow.

In today’s post, I’m going to list the best houseplants for each room of your home. I’ll cover “impossible to kill” low-maintenance plants and some that require a bit more work. I’ll also cover large and small plants, as the size will often depend on the available space in the rooms of your home.

Read on for the list of the best houseplants for each room of your home.

Bedroom

The bedroom is a place for rest and relaxation. You don’t want anything too high maintenance or too big and bright. Lavender gives off a calming scent that is perfect for your cozy sleeping space.

Lavender is relatively low-maintenance, just be sure to water sparsely in the winter time, and only when the soil has dried out completely to avoid root rot.

Lavender works in other rooms as well, such as on a kitchen windowsill where it can be used for cooking.

Bathroom

The bathroom tends to be a humid place without much spare room. A single aloe vera plant near a light source can be a great accent.

Extremely low maintenance and useful after a day out in the sun, the bathroom is a perfect home for aloe vera. Simply snap off a leaf and use the gel inside for your burn.

Office

There are a few choice places for plants in the home office. A large snake plant in the corner of the room is a great way to add some life and color. Similarly, a money tree is easy to care for and fun to watch grow as you braid its stem (and what’s a more fitting place for a money tree than the place where you make your money!?).

For the desk, a small cactus or succulent will do the trick, as you don’t want it to take up too much room.

Living room

For the living room, we can finally start talking about some of the bigger houseplants on the list. A Norfolk Island Pine looks like a small pine tree (though it technically isn’t one) and it can grow several feet high indoors. This is a great choice for homeowners in colder climates who don’t want to fill their house with unfitting tropical looking plants.

Palm and Yucca, on the other hand, are perfect for homes in warmer climates. They can grow several feet high and fill up empty spaces in a large living room with ease. There’s a reason these are used in so many hotel and office building lobbies--they’re easy to care for and can grow large enough to fill the void in a big building.

Windowless rooms

Most plants will need at least indirect sunlight to stay healthy through the year. But, if you have a windowless room in your home that you want to brighten up with a houseplant you have options.

Dracaena, snake plants, and creeping fig all grow well in little to no light and are easy to take care of.  



231-233 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02143

Multi-Family

$1,175,000
Price

2
Units
2,867
Approx. GLA
Great Opportunity to own this oversized Two Family Property in a fabulous Somerville location with proximity to Davis and Porter Squares. Classic layout for the first floor includes an entry foyer with decorative mantle, very large, eat-in kitchen, separate dining room with a built-in hutch, generous living room, two bedrooms and one bath. The upstairs has a similar lay out with another large kitchen, a third bedroom and a full walk-up top floor- with both finished and unfinished attic area- ideal for additional living area with unlimited potential. The sizable back yard area has a second floor deck facing it. Front and rear enclosed porches. All separate electrical, gas systems (heat/hw) and laundry hook-ups in the full, unfinished basement. One off-street parking spot.This is a well maintained, generational home and now awaits its next new chapter. Ideal for an end-user who wants a home and separate rental income, an investor or developer. Property will be delivered vacant and empty.
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54 Dane, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$1,275,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
3
Baths
Unique opportunity! Brand new construction, rear townhouse with exquisite finishes-1880 sf of LA over 4 floors- includes 2+ bedrooms and 3 full baths. Beautifully appointed eat-in kitchen with white cabinetry, suede quartz countertops, SS appliances and large island. Adjoining living room with gas fireplace has direct access to the rear, private patio and yard. The 2 upper floor bedrooms are workable as master suites with adjoining and fully appointed baths. One suite has a private, rear-facing balcony. The lower level has a full bath and 2 separate spaces that could option as office/exercise/playroom. All gas systems, 2 zone central AC, off-street parking. The design emphasis is contemporary with oversized windows that flood the building with natural light. Wide staircases, custom railings, 9' ceilings, HW floors and attention to detail make this a standout property for the discerning buyer. Proximity to Union Sq., Harvard and the future Green Line Extension add even more value.
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54 Dane, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$1,275,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
3
Baths
Unique opportunity! Brand new construction, rear townhouse with exquisite finishes-1880 sf of LA over 4 floors- includes 2+ bedrooms and 3 full baths. Beautifully appointed eat-in kitchen with white cabinetry, suede quartz countertops, SS appliances and large island. Adjoining living room with gas fireplace has direct access to the rear, private patio and yard. The 2 upper floor bedrooms are workable as master suites with adjoining and fully appointed baths. One suite has a private, rear-facing balcony. The lower level has a full bath and 2 separate spaces that could option as office/exercise/playroom. All gas systems, 2 zone central AC, off-street parking. The design emphasis is contemporary with oversized windows that flood the building with natural light. Wide staircases, custom railings, 9' ceilings, HW floors and attention to detail make this a standout property for the discerning buyer. Proximity to Union Sq., Harvard and the future Green Line Extension add even more value.
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This Condo in Woburn, MA recently sold for $549,500. This Townhouse style home was sold by Bill Aibel - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


201 Main St, Woburn, MA 01801

Condo

$539,900
Price
$549,500
Sale Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Woburn's most coveted Village Estates condo community offers a stunning newly renovated 3 bed and 2.5 bath townhouse. This elegant and spacious home showcases an open-plan kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast bar seating which flows into the dining & living room. The beautiful living room is accented by a beautiful fireplace, The second floor offers a master suite with large double closets and vaulted ceilings, and two generously-sized bedrooms with double closets. Natural light fills the house, accentuating the gleaming hardwood floors and freshly painted walls to further elevate the experience. A sliding glass door connects the living room to the patio, overlooking a lush back garden with trees and flora. An additional 500 Sq ft finished basement provides a family room, home office and abundant storage space- in addition to the single garage and second parking space. Easy access to both I-93, I-95 & public transport. Short stroll to Horn Pond and shops and restaurants!

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