|Make your own mixed basket to decorate a shelf.|
Find containers that go with both your decor and the plant, although it's easiest to collect containers in neutral colors.
I found a stone-like planter that fits a Paphiopedilum and a Begonia. It's thick-walled and heavy like the stone it's meant to resemble, its texture contributing something extra to an indoor planter.
|Brighten up a corner by rotating out blooming plants.|
For the majority of the time I keep plants near a window or under the lights. But it certainly doesn't hurt them to spend a couple of days in another location. Put them to work one at a time, or in a group in an otherwise dreary location.
According to research reported in Science Daily, houseplants in general can help filter ozone concentrations.
I make sure I always have a plant in the room where I write. Just glancing over at it is therapeutic and inspirational.
|Why not mix Oncidium with Poinsettia?|
While the orchids I have in pots aren't really that flamboyant, I've added a bit of sparkle and some holiday color just to add to the theme going on in the house.