Studies in recent years have proven that the presence of a houseplant in the home can improve air quality and emotional and physical wellbeing. For example, the Boston fern has been found to purify the air of toxins, such as formaldehyde, and the eucalyptus works to combat decongestion. Even having a plant in our eyeline can improve our mood!
Although it’s not something we like to imagine, it’s likely that the air quality in your home could do with improvement. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around!
Compost Direct, online retailers of multi purpose compost and other gardening essentials, has created a useful infographic below to tell us why becoming an indoor horticulturist could be the best thing you do this year.
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