Thursday, November 6, 2008

Playing with Plants

Did you know that some plants can remove formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide from the air in your home?

It is recommended that there is one 6 inch plant per 100 square feet of interior. The snake plant is great, because it's practically indestructible! Spider plants, snake plants, Philodendron, rubber plants, and Golden Pothos, are very effective air purifiers, are the following:NASA research has consistently shown that living, green and flowering plants can remove several toxic chemicals from the air in building interiors.
Here's a nice little article about which plants do what.

The nice part of using plants to clear your air is that in cleaning your house, you are also beautifying it. Two-in-one!


mamatoelijah said...

I only have 3 plants in 700 sq. feet, I need more! That per sq. foot thing is awesome!