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The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture helps buyers understand the powerful benefits of indoor plants.

May 1, 2018

Indoor plants where we live, learn, heal and work have far-reaching positive effects on our well-being and indoor environment, according to a new report from the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH).

“Greening the great indoors is a way to help create sustainable indoor ecology and healthy minds and bodies,” says Dr. Charlie Hall, Ellison Chair at Texas A&M.

The NICH has released a series of #PlantsDoThat infographics, based on information from a scientific literature review developed by Hall and his students.

The infographics can be downloaded for free at www.consumerhort.org.

“We envision this series of infographics to be used as tools to promote the power of indoor plants,” says Debbie Hamrick, NICH Economic Committee chair. “We want to raise awareness of the positive benefits of plants in our everyday lives.”

Growers, retailers, teachers, extension agents and interiorscapers can use the infographics for promotional and educational materials and uploaded to social media.

Watch for other #PlantsDoThat infographics in future issues of Nursery Management.