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YnneadYnnead Posts: 238
Hi I was wondering if I could keep any kind of plant in my bathroom. There is no window so no direct light though its warm. I guess its the best place for growing mushrooms.  As far as I know all plants need some light.


  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 22,331
    edited March 2020
    You are correct. Plants need daylight in order to photosynthesise.

    Mushrooms aren’t such a bad idea. You can buy mushroom kits, some of which look quite attractive, and at least they would be useful.

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  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Posts: 8,217
    But as Pansyface says, @Dirty Harry, plants need light and this bathroom has no window...
    Since 2019 I've lived in east Clare, in the west of Ireland.
  • Dirty HarryDirty Harry Posts: 1,048
    May have glossed over that one!
  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Posts: 8,217
    Since 2019 I've lived in east Clare, in the west of Ireland.
  • FireFire Posts: 17,386
    I usually have cut flowers in my bathroom. Daffs are currently lighting it up.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    You could try growing several 'low light requirement' houseplants around other areas of the house and rotating them into the bathroom for a week or two each.  Other than that, it'd have to be artificial ones or something cut, as Fire says.  I have a forest of ivy in the back garden and cut stems for Christmas decorations which last for several weeks.  Holly would also work but maybe not ideal in a bathroom!  :D
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  • YnneadYnnead Posts: 238
    edited March 2020
    Hello thanks for all the replies. Mushrooms it is I guess lol.
  • wild edgeswild edges Posts: 9,937
    You could always rig up a grow light. Get a grow bulb and use it in a bathroom rated fitting for safety.
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