Why Plants Are a Great Addition to Your Porch

Why Plants Are a Great Addition to Your Porch

The front porch is the place that every home has to invite in guests and start creating an atmosphere for their home. If you can make your porch a comfortable and inviting space, your whole home can feel more welcoming to everyone who comes to visit. Adding plants to your porch is one of the best things you can do to make your home feel more inviting and beautiful.

Why Plants Are a Great Addition to Your Porch: Add Privacy

One unexpected benefit of plants on your porch is that they can actually help you to create more privacy around your home. Plants on your porch can shade the front entryway and prevent people from seeing inside from the street. If you have a seating area on your porch, your plants can also make it easier for you to spend time there without worrying if people can see you at all. That means you can enjoy your porch even more, whether you are talking on the phone, or entertaining guests.

Keep Pests Away

While you want to invite friends over to your place and have a welcoming porch, you don’t want to welcome pests. Having the right plants can help you to keep pests out, even while inviting your friends in. It all depends on which plants you decide to plant. For example, lavender, basil and sage are great for repelling mosquitoes. The great thing about this is that those plants are also great for food prep, so it can help you in more ways than one to add them to your porch.

Why Plants Are a Great Addition to Your Porch: Bring Nature Closer

Having plants on your porch can also help you to cultivate a feeling of being in nature, even when you are inside your home. The extra plants on your porch will bring fresh green to your space and make it feel like more of a part of the world around it. You can choose plants that are easy to care for, so you don’t have to do too much extra work to keep them looking beautiful. Try starting with just one or two and then growing your collection over time.

Adding a few plants to your porch will help you to create a mood for your home that starts before walking through the door. It also comes with practical benefits like privacy and keeping away unwanted guests. It’s a simple thing to do, but when you add plants to your porch, you can make it a much more comfortable place.

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