thekey-201603 Making a fresh start this spring Everyone loves a natural touch of greenery in their home, be it a few shrubs on the balcony to a full vertical ‘green wall’ of plants. For those of us who don’t have the luxury of our own garden, one option is to place living plants throughout the home — a miniature palm tree can bring a sitting room to life, for example. Be sure to choose the right plant for the room, taking into account factors such as natural light and ventilation. You can even inject a breath of fresh air into the bathroom with a houseplant such as the croton with its multi-coloured leaves: a tropical plant, the warm, humid conditions of a bathroom are perfect for it. >> Read online