The top 50 indoor houseplants for Australia and New Zealand -- what they look like and how to keep them alive. Bring the outdoors in and give new life to your home with plants! House plants are well and truly back on trend - they instantly lift the space, make the room feel fresh and welcoming, and brighten your mood. On top of this, indoor plants are great for purifying the air and creating a healthier home. The microbes in the soil, together with the potted plant, work wonders in reducing harmful pollutants released from indoor furniture (it's true: look at the study conducted by the University of Technology, Sydney). So if you feel like your rooms need a splash of colour and a breath of life, try adding some plants. From large leafy shrubs to sweetly shaped succulents, you'll find something to love and how to care for it right here! With loads of glorious illustrations for inspiration, information on which plants are suitable where, and clear advice on how to pot, prune and pet your plants, this is the perfect guide for bringing the outdoors in -- no matter what the level of your gardening skills!