Benefits of Keeping an Indoor Garden
Do you know, there are many reasons indoor gardening can benefit you. Recent research tells us that interior plants are good for buildings and people in a variety of subtle ways. Interior landscaping plays a vital role in providing a pleasant and tranquil environment in which for living. Here are some of the most amazing benefits of keeping an indoor garden :
1. Health Benefits
Indoor plants can greatly improve the air quality by filtering out VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) which are chemicals that emit scents and odors that can be dangerous to us and the environment. They are not severely toxic, but can have long-term health effects. Most man-made VOC’s come from solvents, raw gasoline and car exhaust. Asthma, bronchitis and COPD can be aggravated by these VOC’s. Plants will not only improve the air quality by giving off oxygen and filtering air toxins, they can also lower your blood pressure and decrease your stress. That, in turn, increases the body’s ability to handle these chronic diseases easier.
2. To Beautify Interior Design
Indoor plants play an important role in interior design. They bring in a living element that is portable, growing, and ever-changing, for a fraction of the cost of a new wall or architectural element. They provide function and form while looking beautiful. They can change the ambiance and feel of a space. They add color to complement any décor. They enhance the design without interfering with other important design elements.
3. The Healthy Food Source
The food you grow yourself is the freshest food you can eat. And because home gardens are filled with fruits and vegetables, it’s also among the healthiest food you can eat. By fill your indoor garden with vegetable and you are suddenly invested in the health and well-being of the plants that supply your nourishment, which in turn can get you more excited about eating the fresh fruits and vegetables they produce. Imagine being able to have all of your fresh produce readily available—free of pesticides and other harmful chemicals that may come with store-bought fruits and vegetables. Having an indoor garden is also a great way of making your home more eco-friendly. Get growing!