Isn’t this year zooming past? I can’t quite believe that it’s already October! The beginning of a new month means that it’s time for my regular houseplant series, Houseplant of the Month. And we’re shining the spotlight on four botanicals with amazing air-purifying characteristics. These Pure Green plants are Ivy, Gerbera, Nephrolepis and Spathiphyllum.… Read more
I remember reading a couple of years ago that peace lilies have amazing air purifying qualities. So, off I set to my local florist to buy one for my office, where I spend a lot of my working day. And to me, with their brilliant white blooms and lush green foliage, there’s a certain sereneness about them.
The plant’s Latin name is Spathiphyllum, which is derived from the Greek words for spathe and leaf. A spathe is a modified leaf (bract) that forms a sheath to enclose the flower cluster.… Read more