The Benefits of Decorating with House Plants
A trendy new way to decorate the interior of your home is with house plants. Also known as “interior landscaping,” it turns out, adding plants in your home does more than just offer a pop of color and nature to your rooms.
Here we break down the top benefits of decorating with house plants:
Plants Improve Your Mental Health: Research shows that the presence of plants can have a positive impact on your mood and overall mental health. Caring for your plants is a great distraction that can help lower daily stress and give you a sense of accomplishment and purpose. Being surrounded by plants can also induce a therapeutic, calm feeling.
Plants Purify the Air: Did you know that plants can remove toxins from the air and improve the overall air quality within your home? A study conducted by NASA found that plants can remove 80% of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air every 24 hours. VOCs are chemical compounds found in many everyday items like toys, carpets, paint, and more. It is recommended to have one large plant or two small plants per 100 square feet to help purify your air.
Plants Boost Productivity: It has been said that house plants can increase productivity by up to 70%! This has made “interior landscaping” especially useful in both classroom and workplace settings. Surveys have shown that students have higher levels of attentiveness and attendance in class settings with plants versus those without plants. Additionally, employees in work settings that have plants generally take fewer sick days. With many people still working from home and children attending school virtually, adding plants into your home can help everyone be more productive!
Looking to add some house plants to your home? Stop in to browse our beautiful lineup of interior plants and start enjoying these benefits for yourself!