It's always a good idea to bring the outdoors in. Plants are living organisms and the best air-cleaners.
Some people say plants are not for everyone. Yet everyone benefits from fresh clean air. Many people wish to go outdoors and explore nature but find themselves indoors most of the time. But once you adopt it's a trend that grows on you. You actully learn to care for plants and according to some psychologists, it's even an indicative sign you are ready for a relationship with a dog or a person. We will let you decide if this is a fact.
Designing with plants
“Air-purifying plants is a good choice no matter your style. You can also choose plants that meet criterias like your lifestyle, pet friendliness and availability of the sun.”
Many designers have to add a touch of green and cannot finish a room witouth it. It is their signature style. You will really enjoy looking at the creative way they incorporate plants in every room. There is an art to it. It is a very organic and grounding experience.
Thousands of plant species are cultivated for aesthetic purposes as well as to provide shade, privacey, modify temperatures, reduce wind and noise. Plants are the basis of a multibillion-dollar per year tourism industry, which includes travel to historic gardens, national parks, rainforests, forests with colorful autumn leaves, and festivals such as Japan's and America's cherry blossom festivals. Gardening is the most popular leisure activity in the United States, and working with plants or horticulture therapy is beneficial for rehabilitating people from different ailments.
There could be a downside, therefore choose wisely.
Plants may cause harm to animals, including people. Another common irritant is those plants that produce windblown pollen. They provoke allergic reactions in people who suffer from hay fever. Also a wide variety of plants are poisonous and can cause skin irritations when touched, such as poison ivy.
Plants will always outlive human life on earth. The ones that now grace the earth have been around before we even existed. NASA predicts that space stations or space colonies will one day rely on plants for life support. Now this takes the concept of outdoors to a whole other level.