Best bets for hardy houseplants
Last updated 3/13/2008 at Noon
Just as plants can make for an inviting space outdoors, so, too, can they revitalize the inside of a home.
Houseplants have several advantages. They can impart a cozy feel to a home, filling in bare areas of rooms where furniture or other furnishings would be too much. Plants are also good for the environment.
They use the carbon dioxide people and animals respire and give off the oxygen everyone needs. This makes them an environmentally friendly addition to the home and one that can help promote healthy indoor air.
Plants can also be mood boosters. Caring for them can be a relaxing hobb...