Here I am trying not to kill plants again.

Proven to increase productivity and creativity while improving air quality in the workplace, potted plants are a welcome addition to any office décor. Unfortunately, many office spaces and desktops aren’t exactly basking in direct sunlight. Hence, the indoor plant specialists at the The Sill, for their recommendations on what species thrive in low-light conditions. Stylish desk updates (but, sadly, not job promotions) guaranteed.



Also Known As: Zamioculcas Zamiifolia
Ideal Conditions: Low-light, limited water
Design Perk: Structurally interesting branches provide dimension.

Shop: Rare ZZ Plant, $5, Hirt’s Garden



Also Known As: Mother-in-Law’s Tongue
Ideal Conditions: Low-light, low-maintenance
Design Perk: Yellow veining adds a pop of color.

Shop: Snake Plant, From $5, Hirt’s Garden


Also Known As: Scindapsus Aureus
Ideal Conditions: Thrives in low-light
Design Perk: A trailing plant that will spill over its container.

Shop: Pothos, From $6, Hirt’s Garden




Also Known As: Money Tree
Ideal Conditions: Medium-light, limited water
Design Perk: A popular feng-shui plant, its leaves symbolize vitality, luck, and money.

Shop: Sunset Jade Plant, $8, Hirt’s Garden




Also Known As: Radiator Plant
Ideal Conditions: Low-light, limited water
Design Perk: Ornamental foliage is a great textural addition.

Shop: Emerald Ripple Peperomia, $15, Hirt’s Garden

Now a question to all of you reading; why do plants have stupid names? Zamioculcas Zamiifolia? Really? Mother-in-Law’s Tongue? Really?
This is not a riddle, I want to know…

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