Living Plant Walls: Why You Should Consider One for Your Home

We are always looking for ways to improve our homes, whether it’s for safety, aesthetic or functionality. Living plant walls are a home improvement addition that tick all of those boxes. Living walls feature live plants to create a functional design element that can improve the health of your family.

Health Benefits

This is an important factor to keep in mind when selecting the plants for your wall, look for plants that are beautiful and beneficial. Different plants have their individual health benefits depending on what you’re looking for. Below are some of the best benefits that plants offer.

Air purification

Plants act as natural air purifiers, taking toxins from your air and filtering them to produce fresh oxygen for your home. Not only do plants reduce toxins, they also filter out dust and airborne molds.  

Improved Mentality

There is a reason that many people retreat to nature to find peace and quiet. Bring a piece of nature indoors and recreate nature’s serene effect in your home. Including plants and flowers in your home has been proven to lower stress levels and make you feel more at ease. Greenery also promotes higher levels of productivity and happiness.

Better Sleep

Certain plants help you sleep by combating insomnia, helping with congestion, lowering stress and producing high levels of oxygen for a deep restful sleep. Some examples of plants that help you sleep better include English ivy, gardenia, lavender and peace lilies to name a few.

Check out this living wall infographic by ProFlowers for living wall tips, plant recommendations and design inspiration!

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