The Benefits of Plants
The benefits of plants have been known for many years and multiple studies have been carried out in to the effect that plants or flowers have on the human body.
The calming influence of natural environments is conducive to positive work environments by increasing a person’s ability to concentrate on the task at hand.
Work performed under the natural influence of ornamental plants is normally of higher quality and completed with a much higher accuracy rate than work done in environments devoid of nature. Going outside or being under the influence of plants can increase memory retention up to twenty percent
Natural aesthetic beauty is soothing to people. Ornamental plants are conducive to generating a positive learning environment, reducing children’s tendency towards distraction and helping them to be better able concentrate on school work
Adding flowers to your home or work environment reduces your perceived stress levels and makes you feel more relaxed, secure, and happy.
Retailers have long understood the importance of store environments in enhancing the shopping experience. While business people are keenly interested in the presentation of their product and store they often overlook “macro” level settings – the district that surrounds their shop or office.
Interior plants and landscapes create situations more favorable for retail activity. When we shop in retail areas with “tree” versus “non-tree” environments we visit more frequently, stay longer, rate the quality of the products 30% higher and are willing to pay about 12% more for goods.