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Greening Up Indoors: How Living Plant Wall Installations Can Enhance Your Air Quality

Greening Up Indoors: Your space with living plant walls. Improve air quality with tips, plant recommendations, and scientific insights.
Published:  June 11, 2024

Take A Deep Breath

When you are indoors, do you ever give any thought to the air you are breathing? Although it may not be a daily thought, Greening Up Indoors can significantly impact the quality of the air we breathe, which in turn affects our health and happiness.

Whether at home, in the office, or some other indoor location, we spend a great deal of time inside. 

Imagine how great it would be if we could transform those indoor areas into places that are both healthier and more pleasant to spend time in. Well, that's where living plant wall installations come into play. 

Not only do these clever arrangements bring a touch of nature indoors, they also do wonders for air purification and ambiance. 

With that said, let’s jump in and find out how these living walls can improve our quality of life and help us breathe easier!

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Bringing Nature Indoors: The Magic of Living Plant Walls

Let's talk about the perks of having living plant walls indoors.

These verdant marvels are multipurpose—they improve the aesthetics of a space while also purifying the air and relieving stress. 

Having them installed at your house or place of business is a good idea for several reasons. Let's take a look together!  

Air Purification

Living plant walls aren't just there to add a splash of green to your walls; they're also there to clean up the air you breathe. 

Plants have this amazing ability to absorb harmful toxins and pollutants, releasing fresh oxygen in return. 

By having these green companions, you are effectively establishing a more salubrious environment for yourself and everyone else.

Stress Reduction

You might be surprised to learn that being in nature can really help reduce stress. 

There is evidence that being around plants can reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol and increase feelings of serenity and relaxation. 

When you are feeling overwhelmed, all you have to do is take a few moments to relax in the calming glow of your living plant wall.

Aesthetic Enhancement

Living plant walls improve the aesthetic value of a room, that much is certain. 

These verdant walls can give any space an instant facelift, whether you go for a modern, minimalist design or one reminiscent of a tropical jungle. 

In addition, they are an excellent method of bringing a little bit of nature into cities where parks and other green areas may be scarce.

Keeping Your Green Friends Happy: Practical Indoor Plant Care Tips

Now that we can all agree that indoor plant walls are a great idea, let us go over the best ways to keep them healthy. 

Rest assured, it is not nearly as intimidating as it appears. If you follow these easy steps, you will have a flourishing garden wall in no time! 

1. Watering Schedule

We should start with the most basic topic: watering. Plants, like humans, require water for survival, but it is crucial not to water them too much. 

The general rule of thumb is to water houseplants when you feel the top inch of soil becoming dry to the touch. 

Root rot can occur if you leave them sitting in water for too long, so be careful. 

The watering requirements of different plants can vary greatly, so it is important to learn as much as you can about the species you are caring for.

2. Light Requirements

When caring for houseplants, light is another important consideration. 

Rather than exposing them to the direct sunlight that can burn their leaves, indoor plants do best in indirect light, so it is best to put them near a window where they can get plenty of sunshine. 

More sunlight may be necessary if you see your plants slouching or growing lanky.

3. Wall Plant Maintenance

When it comes to the health and longevity of your wall plants, the right growing medium is crucial.

Opt for a premium soil mix specifically formulated for vertical plant installations. This specialized formula ensures your wall plants receive the perfect balance of nutrients and drainage they need to flourish.

Additionally, it's essential to check and refresh the soil annually to prevent your wall plants from becoming root-bound and to maintain optimal growth.

Easy-Care Wall Plants

Are you looking for a way to improve the indoor atmosphere with little effort?

There's a diverse selection of easy-to-care-for wall plants that are perfect for beginners or those seeking low-maintenance greenery options.

Check out these well-liked options that will make a big impact with little work:

  • Ferns
  • Ivy
  • Succulents
  • Moss

These wall plants are perfect for people who have trouble maintaining consistent light levels or who forget to water them because they are both very resilient and aesthetically pleasing.

These easy-to-care-for wall plants will flourish and bring joy to your home, whether you are new to wall plant installations or just want to add some greenery to your space without the hassle.

The Green Cure: How Indoor Greenery Boosts Mental Well-being

Let's dive into the fascinating world of indoor greenery and its profound impact on our mental health. 

It's no secret that spending time around plants can work wonders for our well-being, but did you know that even just a touch of greenery indoors can have significant psychological benefits? 

Let's explore how bringing the outdoors in can help lift our spirits and soothe our minds.

Improved Mood

It's no secret that being surrounded by greenery can lift our spirits and brighten our mood. 

Whether it's a lush living plant wall or a few potted plants scattered around the room, the sight of greenery can evoke feelings of happiness and contentment. 

Plus, caring for indoor plants can give us a sense of purpose and accomplishment, which can further boost our mood and overall well-being.

Enhanced Cognitive Function

Having plants around the house can actually improve our mental acuity and output, which is a surprising but true finding. 

Our ability to focus, think creatively, and solve problems can all be enhanced by spending time in natural settings, according to studies. 

Put some plants around you to help clear your head and get back to work if you are having trouble focusing or getting unstuck. 

Connection to Nature

Many people in today's fast-paced society spend most of their time indoors, away from nature. 

Even in places where outdoor green spaces are scarce, indoor plants can bring a welcome sense of nature indoors. 

A stronger sense of belonging, less loneliness, and improved overall health can all result from this bond.

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Bring Nature Indoors to Improve Your Quality of Life

With all the information we have covered about the advantages of indoor plants, why not give it a try in your own home? 

A healthier, more lively atmosphere that encourages relaxation, elevates mood, and improves cognitive function can be achieved with the help of easy-care indoor plants and living plant walls. 

Whether your goal is to alleviate stress, enhance air quality, or bring a little bit of nature into your home, indoor greenery is a simple yet effective way to achieve it. 

In that case, what are you waiting for? Enjoy all the advantages of having plants indoors by bringing the outdoors in. 

Eager to explore further? When you are ready to take your indoor gardening to the next level, GreenMountain GreenWalls has a variety of living plant wall installations and easy-care houseplants to choose from.

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Jericho, VT 05465

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