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Why add indoor plants to the office space?

Posted at October 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment

It is widely recognized, in Burlington MA. that indoor plants in the workplace offer more than just aesthetic value.  In fact, research science and studies have shown that in addition to improving indoor air quality they help reduce stress, enhance employee attitudes, and increase productivity.

Indoor plants are both attractive and beneficial. Not only do they soften the look of indoor spaces, but plants also add oxygen to the air, and many even filter out harmful toxins, according to the University of Minnesota. For these reasons, placing a plant in your office cubicle, even under fluorescent lighting, is a smart thing to do. A few specific plants will thrive under such conditions
when positioning plants, try to strike a balance between light and ventilation because the effect of plants on indoor air pollution appears to be reduced if they are set in a draft.

Some of the most common plants that help clean the air and add beauty to any office are:

Ficus (Weeping Fig)

Janet Craig dracaena
English ivy

Peace Lily

Dwarf date palm

Boston fern


Just to name a few…

 Many tropical plants originated on the rain forest floor, where bright light was filtered out by the upper canopy, so the plants became accustomed to low light. Tropical plants may be acclimatized to a variety of situations, adapting their needs for sunlight.

Creative Interior Plantscapes can help pick out the best suited plants for your office space. Check out our plant selectionZZ's in lobby guide on our website @ or give us a call for a free consultation.

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