The Big 5 – Reasons for Keeping Indoor Plants.

The Big 5 – Reasons for Keeping Indoor Plants.

How Indoor Plants Brighten Your Living Quarters.  

 

Adding to your décor, house plants will be an absolute must in your design list. Lest you know, they actually purify the air you breathe! They also make your abode more attractive and make us smarter. Below are five reasons why indoor plants improve your quality of living.

 

1. Better Air Quality - The Process.

Indoor plants absorb particles from the air, in their photosynthesis process, which basically involves taking-in carbon dioxide and turning it into oxygen. Interestingly, whilst this goes on, microorganisms in the potting soil react and produce a cleaning effect. Indoor plants benefit us by eliminating pollutants including VOCs that cause headaches, nausea, and more.

 

 

2. Better Brains.

 

Potentially enticing your brain to work better, indoor plants can improve your idea generation and your mood. Recent studies show that plants can boosts one’s ability to uphold attention. As we spend more of our time in front of screens, plants can actually help us in preserving a natural environment, boosting our productivity.

 

 

3. Ambiance Boost.

 

Apart from quality of air, plants add a feel-good sensation for people. Stress levels have been proven to reduce when plants are around; greenery is part of our happiness!  Plants are living nature, and you are thus bringing more life into your home with indoor plants.

 

 

4. Temperature Control.

 

Plants are natural humidifier. They naturally release moisture through a process called transpiration in which the pores the beneath the leaves actually sweat.  Most water plants absorb through the roots travels up the plant and is eventually lose water through vapour viq tiny holes in the leaves.

 

 

5. Which Plant?

 

Plants vary in kind and in environmental conditions to grow. One must know if the plant is adequate for the climate it will grow in, as well as the amount of sun and water one must provide for it. Replacing the plant’s pot is also important when it grows, as well as keeping the same soil level it enjoyed in the previous pot.

 

Marc H. Schembri
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Marc H. Schembri