The Perks of Being a Plant Lover...
Plants can help reduce stress and create a feeling of well-being:
When you embellish interior spaces with houseplants, you're not just adding greenery. These living organisms interact with your body, mind and home in ways that enhance the quality of life.
Plants help improve air quality:
Plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen, and a 1989 NASA study suggested houseplants and their root systems, soil and bacteria. absorb indoor pollutants like benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde.
How many plants?:
To improve health, reduce fatigue and stress, place one large plant (8-inch diameter pot or larger) every 129 square feet, In the office or classroom setting, position plants so each person has greenery in view. To purify air, use 15 to 18 planet in 6 to 8 inch diameter pots for an 1800 square foot house. That roughly one larger plant very 100 square feet. Achieve similar results with two smaller plants.