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Find the best beginner-friendly houseplants that are safe for your pets

Find the best beginner-friendly houseplants that are safe for your pets

Houseplants are a fun and easy way to spruce up any room in the home. Not only do they look great, but they also can be beneficial for your health. Many people don’t realize that certain houseplants can be safe and non-toxic for their pets as well. This makes them a great addition to any home with furry family members who are curious about exploring the environment around them.

When it comes to houseplants for beginners, there is an array of options that are both safe for your pet and easy to maintain. Certain plants have been proven to have air purifying qualities, helping keep indoor air clean and free from toxins, which is especially beneficial if you or your pet are sensitive to things such as dust or pollen. Additionally, some of these plants require little maintenance, making them a great choice for those who want beautiful plant life without having to tend to them every day. Generally speaking, the best houseplants for beginners include species that require less direct sunlight than other varieties and thrive in indirect light conditions – this helps ensure that new green thumbs learn how to care for a variety of plants before jumping into more challenging tasks. Finally, it is important to research the type of plant you choose before bringing it home to make sure it is indeed non-toxic and safe for your pet's well-being.

These are the plants we're going to look at:

  1. Sedum Morganianum
  2. Hoya Kerrii
  3. Hoya Carnosa
  4. Orchid

1. Sedum Morganianum

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Sedum Morganianum

The Sedum Morganianum is the ideal houseplant for beginning plant owners, plant owners that prefer to not spend too much time on their plants, or plant owners with pets and/or small children! The Sedum Morganianum, also known for it's two similar varieties (Burro's tail and Donkey tail) is a very easy-going houseplant that does well in direct sunlight, but also low-light spots.

Read more about taking care of a Sedum Morganianum

2. Hoya Kerrii

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Hoya Kerrii

The Hoya Kerrii is a beginner-friendly and pet-friendly houseplant that grows beautiful heart-shaped leaves. It makes any of your living spaces feel like a jungle, while also adding an almost fantasy-like leaf shape to your collection.

Read more about taking care of a Hoya Kerrii

I hope you've discovered a new plant that's perfect for you and your living space! If you're still looking for more plants, why not discover plants in other categories as well?