Here we were beginning to think that Jon Snow did “know nothing”.
After an unseasonably warm Autumn, the rugs and Uggs are out in force among the Green St team. While we’re drawing the line at Uggs in the office, Winter is coming and the Great Indoors is beckoning. If you crave the outdoors, the wilderness and the natural elements that warmer months promote, then rest easy – the Green St Property decorating squad are here to show you just how easy it is to keep those nature-filled green moments alive in your living room, bathroom, kitchen, bedroom – everywhere you want a burst of natural freshness and liveliness in your home. Follow our guide to the best indoor plants that will beautify your space – and clear your air - through the bleaker months of indoor living.
The benefits of cultivating indoor plant life are scientific as much as they are good for your environment and state of mind.
Leafy greens are totally beautiful, no argument there. But, placed in your home they are well-known as pollution fighters. Plants like lilies and ferns and other broadleaf species literally suck the C02 right out of the atmosphere and punch out fresh oxygen for your family to breathe. This is particularly healthy as we begin to burn fires, turn up the gas and rely on flammable substances to heat up our home. Trace elements of these substances can be found present in your home – making the counteraction of live plants truly purifying for your abode (Read more here)
If you want to apply less-Sciencey, more ancient wisdom type logic to your decorative choices, many cultures see value in the placement of certain plants within your home and your workplace. Chinese philosophy suggests a simple, thriving Jade plant will bring wealth and prosperity to occupants, while various bamboos, ferns, and palms carry different health and wellbeing benefits according to traditional Feng Shui beliefs (bel-leafs? Coincidence?). Read more here.
Green St Property ethos supports Green living, so we’re all about enhancing our work environment with pollution-sucking, health-benefitting species. We’ve curating a Pin Board with our green favourites to share with you.
Stay warm and go Green!
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