Creating an Inspiring Workspace for the New Year with Houseplants

Creating an Inspiring Workspace for the New Year with Houseplants

As the new year unfolds, it's the perfect time to revitalize our workspaces. Whether you're working from home or in an office, introducing houseplants can transform your work area into a more productive, calming, and inspiring environment. In this blog, we'll explore how to create an inspiring workspace with plants from Plant Swag Shop, focusing on the best choices for a home office, their benefits, and tips for decorating.


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Benefits of Plants in the Workspace:

  • Improved Air Quality: Plants like the Snake Plant and Peace Lily are known for their air-purifying abilities, removing toxins and providing cleaner air.
  • Enhanced Focus and Productivity: Studies have shown that having plants in your workspace can increase concentration and productivity. Plants like the Pothos are perfect for this purpose.
  • Stress Reduction: The presence of greenery, such as the calming Aloe Vera, can reduce stress and create a more relaxed work environment.

Choosing the Right Plants for Your Workspace:

  • Low Maintenance Plants: Opt for plants that require minimal care, especially if you have a busy schedule. The ZZ Plant and Spider Plant are great choices.
  • Small Space-Friendly Plants: If you have limited space, consider smaller plants like the Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' or Peperomia Watermelon.
  • Plants for Bright Spaces: If your workspace has plenty of natural light, take advantage of it with plants like the Monstera Deliciosa.

Decorating Tips:

  • Create a Green Corner: Dedicate a corner of your workspace for a small indoor garden. Use plant stands or shelves to display a variety of plants.
  • Desk Plants: Add a small plant like the Pilea Peperomioides to your desk for a touch of greenery.
  • Hanging Plants: Utilize vertical space with hanging plants like the String of Hearts for a dynamic look.


fiddle leaf fig office plant


Incorporating Plants into Various Workspaces:

  • Home Offices: In a home office, you have the freedom to personalize your space. Larger plants like the Fiddle Leaf Fig can create a focal point, while smaller plants can be placed on shelves or windowsills.
  • Corporate Offices: For those in a corporate setting, compact plants like the Sansevieria Cylindrica or Philodendron Heartleaf can fit perfectly on a desk or in a cubicle.
  • Shared Workspaces: In shared workspaces or co-working areas, communal plants can enhance the overall ambiance. Large, communal plants like the Bird of Paradise can be placed in common areas for everyone to enjoy.


bird of paradise office plant


Maintaining Your Office Plants:

  • Regular Watering: Establish a watering routine based on the needs of each plant. Overwatering is a common issue, so ensure the soil is dry before watering again.
  • Adequate Lighting: Make sure your plants receive the right amount of light. Rotate them regularly for even growth.
  • Fertilizing: Feed your plants with a suitable fertilizer during their growing season to ensure healthy growth.

    air purifying houseplants



    Creating an inspiring workspace with plants is a rewarding way to start the new year. Not only do they beautify your space, but they also contribute to your physical and mental well-being. With the wide variety of plants available at Plant Swag Shop, you can easily find the perfect green companions to suit your workspace needs.

    Ready to revitalize your workspace for the new year? Shop our Best-selling plants and bring the power of nature into your daily work life!

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