Spring is truly in the air and this time of year makes me think about gardening! Being a city dweller makes gardening a bit challenging, but don’t let the lack of space, lighting or inability to find appropriate products stop you from bringing the outdoors in!
In addition to their to natural beauty, household plants are natural air-purifiers. They create a healthier environment by absorbing chemicals from building materials, furniture and detergents as well as filter allergens in the air.
Here are some interesting facts:
- Houseplants can remove 87% of air toxins in 24 hours by absorbing them and giving off oxygen.
- Houseplants raise humidity levels for a more oxygen-rich environment.
- Gardening has been proven by the American Horticultural Association to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, promote healing and reduce depression.
- Houseplants offer a variety of textures, colors and scents to accessorize any room in a home.
So are you ready to get started on your indoor garden? Here is some inspiration to help you!