How indoor plants became a rage during lockdown period

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From the verandah to the kitchen, indoor plants have made its way into the interiors of many homes.

COVID 19 may have led to chaos and misery in the world. But, the subsequent lockdown period has inspired many to turn their homes into enchanting indoor gardens. From the verandah to the kitchen, indoor plants have made its way into the interiors of many homes. Moreover, it has opened a fabulous market for indoor plants. Most people thought about redecorating their homes when they were sitting inside during the lockdown period. Indoor plants and vertical gardens naturally became the primary choice for many to make their interiors more pleasant and beautiful.

Increase in sales

When the demand surged, nurseries of indoor plants began popping up at every corner. This opened a great business opportunity for many and brought in decent income as well. Now, decorating office spaces elegantly using indoor plants have become the trend. Jerin Mathew, owner of a nursery that sells indoor plants say that the sales have gone up by 50% during the pandemic times.

Countless varieties

Bonsai trees have become extremely popular as an indoor plant lately. Besides, there are many takers for anthuriums and orchids too. Money plant, caladium, aloe vera, bamboo palm, spider plant, dracaena, snake plant, air plant and peace lily are some of the all time favourites. Besides, stunning glass terrariums with cute plants inside have been quite the trend for some time now.

Clean air

Indoor plants like aloe vera can fight bacteria and moulds inside the house. Similarly, bamboo palm can purify the air by removing toxins like trichloroethylene, formaldehyde and benzene. Moreover, plants like dracaena can release more oxygen while snake plant is a well known air purifier. All these indoor plants would make the interiors extremely pleasant and exude positive vibes as well.

Commercial gain

Not just the plants, but gardening tools, pots, pesticides, scissors, self watering pots, manure and hanging ropes too are sold at the nurseries, earning them additional income. Many nurseries sell organic pesticides, organic manure and unique garden tools as well.

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