If this image is familiar to you, you might be a “Cotton Brother” child! Our dad is an agronomist aka a soil scientist. He knows everything there is to know about things that grow from the ground. He’s been a consultant all across AZ, CO, NV and CA. He’s highly sought at during water right court cases …
Aloe Vera Aloe vera is a great, easy-to-maintain plant for brown thumbs, and it serves numerous purposes. In addition to purifying the air and releasing oxygen, this succulent is useful if you forget to moisturize or burn yourself. Simply snap off the end of an “arm,” and rub the gel to soothe the spot and help it heal.
Snake Plant Also known as mother-in-law's tongue, this sharp-leafed plant thrives in low light. At night it absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen (a reversal of the process most plants undergo). Pot a couple and put them in your bedroom for a slight oxygen boost while you sleep. Notes: In addition to helping lower carbon dioxide, the snake plant rids air of formaldehyde and benzene.