Ok so I did a post on hard plants to kill see it here, and now I thought I’d look at plants that are great for a small budget. I mean if you really want to add greenery to your house on the ultimate budget, I would say buy some seeds and browse charity shops for a range of different vases and pots. This takes a lot of commitment and time though, you know like years..but hey it’s a cheaper way to do and the added satisfaction of watching your plants grow. But if your not up for doing it that way here are some great plants which add awesome decor and won’t break the bank.
African Violets, great vibrant colours and a great addition to your home, also they aren’t overly expensive you can get them at Homebase for £2.99. This will add a great spot of colour to your ever growing greenery.
Dracaena plant. I have a couple of these, they are super cheap and super easy to keep alive so I would totally recommend them plus you can get them from Ikea for just £1! Bargain.
Cacti plants. Super awesome, super cheap and super easy to keep alive. You really can’t go wrong! They come in so many different colours and shapes, why not do a whole pot filled with different cacti? From Ikea you can get a set of 3 with pots for £4.50. Bargain.
English Ivy plant is awesome on high shelves as a draping plant,plus they are really easy to keep alive, though keep an eye on them as they grow pretty fast. You can get a plant like this from Amazon, in fact 3 of these plants for £12.59.
Jade Plant. Another one thats so easy to keep alive and you can get one for £3.49 from Homebase.
Peace Lily. Such a lovely flower and will make an elegant addition, oh yeah I went there. I mean these are pretty elegant flowers and they aren’t overly expensive. Get a peace lily from Homebase for £4.99/
Spider plants are awesome as they are really easy to take care of, and they sprout baby plants on a regular basis too! You can get a spider plant from Waitrose for £4.79.
Lastly we have living stones which are weird looking but interesting none the least. These are super cheap and you can get several plants from Amazon for £4.99. Bargain.
So there you have it, an awesome way to decorate your house with plants on a budget. I’ll also mention that I got this awesome plant stand from Ikea for £25 and pots were £1.50, it’s such a nice way to display plants. I got the plants from a selection of places, and the majority cost under £3. So it’s totally doable! Plus fill it with herbs and keep in a itches if you have room, perfect for those chefs out there.
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