#fast4earth The joys of potplants!

MARCH 4 Potplants

The leaves of the trees are for  the healing of the nations Rev 22:2

Pot plants are the gift that keeps on giving! This year why not buy people pot plants instead of other items for presents.

Bless your office or family with a pot plant. Apart from looking beautiful, they have other benefits

Indoor plants may help reduce stress levels-

Studies show that plants in your home or office can make you feel more comfortable and relaxed.

A real plant my help you concentrate better!  

A fascinating study put students in a classroom with either a fake plant , a real plant, a photo of a plant or no plant at all. Brain scans of the students with the real plant showed they were more able to concentrate!

Plants may boost your productivity –

Multiple studies have found that plants in the workspace increase both productivity and creativity. One frequently cited study from 1996 found that students in a campus computer lab worked 12 percent faster and were less stressed when plants were placed nearby. In a 2004 study, researchers challenged people to make creative word associations. They performed better when a plant was in the room with them. And a 2007 study showed that people with more plants in their workspace took fewer sick days and were more productive on the job.

 Plants may improve your morale!

Researchers interviewed over 440 Amazon employees in India and the United States. They found that those whose office environment included natural elements like indoor plants felt greater job satisfaction and more commitment to the organization than those who didn’t work around natural elements.

Plants may improve the quality of indoor air

A study by NASA in the 1980s was looking for ways to improve air quality in a sealed spacecraft, and concluded that the roots and soil of houseplants significantly reduced air pollution (VOCs).Bamboos and spider plants seem to be a good choice!

Here are some more websites to look at!



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