Benefits of Artificial Plants Nobody Told You About

In earlier times, people knew that live plants were the only option available. But in the present times, artificial plants are becoming quite popular and are making their way into indoor and outdoor spaces. Homeowners can choose for silk or plastic plants that are shaped, designed and painted to look and feel like the actual plant. It is true that real green plants and trees look great especially when they are healthy and full-bodied. They will continue looking great if they get natural light, fertilizer, and water. On the other hand, top quality artificial plants are perfect for homes, hotels, restaurants, clubs and offices which do not have access to natural light or water and fertilizer. Here are some of the major advantages that artificial plants offer.

They Require Little or No Care

Unlike the real plants, these artificial trees or commercial silk plants do not require rigorous care and maintenance. The fake trees and fake outdoor plants require less care and attention when compared to real plants. You do not need to water or fertilize them. As they are synthetic, they do not grow and so do not require regular pruning. They stay in perfect shape and look stunning no matter whatever is the season or the temperature. Apart from all these, they can also improve the home or office environment all through the year.

No Changes Due To Seasons

Real plants usually shed their leaves and flowers with the change in season, therefore, they look different and at times dull and such trees may not enhance the beauty of the space when installed for outside or inside beautification. Fake plants, on the other hand, are not impacted by changes in seasons. They always remain as they are, even with very little care and seasonal change. But at times a little bit dusting and washing is required to keep them looking fresh and in excellent condition all year round.

Available In Many Options

There is a wide range of artificial plants which includes trees, topiaries and flowers. Topiaries are available as balls, cones and vines. Trees include bonsai, flowering and fruit varieties. When it comes to flowers, you get blooms of lively colours to suit your garden design requirements. Other plants include grass, bush, tropical and succulent. Thus, almost every space of the house, as well as the office, can be beautified using such vast range of artificial plants and trees.

Are More Hard-Wearing

The materials used in making artificial plants are of the best and advanced quality. Most plants are pest and water resistant due to the resilient outside layer put on the leaves. Owing to their toughness, you can enjoy these plants for several more years without worrying about water and pest damage.

Creates Delusionary Scenery

flowers vase decoupage decorated on a wooden table at the living room, artificial flowers in a vase

Crafted with maximum care, artificial plants look like as if they are the real plants. Installing fake greens all around gives a feeling of being encircled by natural beauties. Made from top quality plastic materials, synthetic greens provide a landscape that looks genuine.

Not Restricted to One Place

Artificial plants are not constrained to a particular place. You can shift them at any point of time you want and place them at any place you feel like. This enables you to have fun with your design and give a new look to space. Also, they can be re-pot easily especially if you prefer a new look, colour or shape.

They Can Add Beauty and Safety

Fake plants not only add aesthetic appeal to a place but also ensure maximum safety. They are usually made using fire retardant chemicals. And thus, in case there is a fire breakout, the artificial plants would not help spread the fire. Thus you can install these plants easily in your kitchen, offices and other parts of the house as they pass all fire tests.

They Can Take on A More Realistic Appearance

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The contemporary artificial plants that are available in the market look very lifelike and are almost impossible to differentiate from the real plants. For example, certain silk versions have shrunken leaves and insect holes and in fact, you can mistake them for real. Moreover, like the real plants, the stems of the fake plants are made up of rough texture while the leaves are made using silky texture.

No Worries About Fading

During production, fade resistant chemicals and high-quality colour pigments are used to make artificial plants. This is why such plants hardly ever show signs of fading or discoloration. Even after several years of use, they do not lose their attraction. Thus, you can place these plants in the direct sunlight or in the place where no sunlight enters at all. Whatever, maybe the condition, these plants will continue to look real, fresh and beautiful and will not lose their shiny colours.

Cost Effective

As far as the cost is concerned, you will ultimately be able to save a lot of money as you do not need to use fertilizers or hire a gardener to maintain these fake plants. All that you will need to do is just invest on the initial product and then they will continue to brighten up and beautify the given space without the need of shelling out extra money. Moreover, as they are resistant to pests, you do not have to spend on insecticides and pesticides.

Conclusion

These are some of the major benefits that the artificial plants, trees and flowers offer. And thus, it can be said that the artificial plants offer more benefits than the real one as they can be placed within the home or office easily without worrying about allergy related issues, pests or taking care of them. Due to the hassles that real plants come with, artificial plants for garden design are gaining reputation. This is why homeowners their days prefer using the fake trees over the real ones. In fact, you can find the colorful artificial trees and flowers in commercial spaces like hotels, malls, business centers as well.

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