In the kitchen, the plants are placed almost as often as in the living room: more than half the households in the kitchen there is at least one pot or flower girl. This is not surprising if we take into account the conditions that make the kitchen a good place for many decoration and flowering plants.
High humidity is necessary for good growth of most plants. Furthermore, the presence of bright plants can soften slightly sick kind of white and light cabinets, steel sinks, etc., in the place where some family members spend most of the day.
Most often, the kitchen put the plants on the windowsill. As a rule, there arises “the team of: violet, just rooted cuttings, pots of cacti, bulbs in bowls, the weakened plants brought from other rooms, and a number of evening primrose and ivy. In addition, there is usually grow herbs – parsley, basil and green onions, and even vegetables such as room miniature tomatoes.
Sill near the sink – in many respects the right place: you could not help looking at the plant, when working, the water and all that is needed to feed, wash and remove dead leaves and flowers are always at hand. On top of all this part of the cuisine, the highest humidity and, as a rule, good lighting. But we should remember that incident on the leaves of soapy water can cause damage to plants and disorderly lush vegetation on the window may obscure the light and shade the kitchen.
Natural gas plants are not harmful, but some tender plants in the kitchen will feel no better. When opening and closing the front doors there are drafts, near stoves, toasters, refrigerators and other appliances air is heated.It is best to choose for kitchens are beautiful, but cheap and reliable plants, not expensive and capricious. A good choice would be begonia, touchy, and garden bulbs. Plants may be the most common, but capacity for them – unusual: teapots, clay jugs, large copper kettles.
In the kitchen a lot of fuss, so plants should not interfere and should never block the passage from one work area to another. A single plant such as ficus Benjamin superbly, but only if it has enough space on the floor. On working surfaces is usually (but not always) not enough space for plants. Therefore, in principle, pots better place on the shelves or wall planters. Hanging pictures look attractive, but they should not interfere with walking.