Improving Your Home with Cactus and Succulent
All cactuses are succulents, but not all succulents are cactuses. In recent years these plants dominate the modern interior designing. Cactus and succulents are perfect substitute to leafy plants. This type of plants doesn’t need too much attention which is ideal for those career people. The cactus and succulents provide beautiful detail against vibrant painted wall and create an edgy look. These plants are also ideal for minimalist home and offices.
These two plants are somehow different from each other. Succulent are plants that has thick and heavy leaves that store water while cactus are plants that has succulent stem and branches with sharp points. Before purchasing any cactus or succulents, you need to make sure that you are picking the right one. Not all cactus and succulents are the same. It is important to deal with knowledgeable seller because they will provide you with information about how to take care of these plants.
There are lots of ways to incorporate these plants in your home. Below are few samples.
- Basically, urban places are famous with industrial architecture. The succulents and cactuses are perfect to give life to a hard and edgy interior design. These plants come in various sizes and shapes that are ideal to match those bricks and metals. There are many ways on how to plant them but the most common is by planting them in a pot. It can add green life to a boring patio. These types of plants can grow easily without extreme care so if you are very busy person, this plant is for you. The plant can accommodate all types of home.
- If you have outdoor living space, succulents and cactus are ideal to give that place a stunning design. You can match the plants with stones, metal, and wood. It complements modern and contemporary architecture. Cactus and succulents can be incorporated with sculptures. If you want to make the outdoor living space softer you can use different succulents rather than using cactus.
- Achieving sophisticated backdrop for your outdoor bath is very easy. You can incorporate cactus and succulents with your high walls painted with bold colors. Make sure to use contrast color for your bath tub. Avoid using same colors with the wall and tub. Having a columnar or treelike cactus is ideal with outdoor space and work well with any contemporary design.
- The cactus and succulents are also ideal if you are planning to have a sunken garden. Create a steeply terraced garden and use pebbles, stones, wood or metal and plant different type of cactus and succulents. Make sure that they don’t compete with each other in terms of visual presentation.
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