More and more studies are proving to us the health benefits of house plants. The Boston fern has been found to purify the air of formaldehyde, for example, whilst the eucalyptus has the potential to help with decongestion. Even looking at plants has been shown to lower pain levels and improve our mood.

Our own homes could be polluted too, and we’d be none the wiser. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around! With the potential of indoor pollution an issue for many alongside other health implications, could house plants bring a solution?

Compost Direct, online retailers of growbags and other garden essentials, have created a handy infographic to tell us why becoming an indoor horticulturist could be the best thing you do this year.  

Read on to find out more…

infographic house plants and their health benefits