Can plants really help improve your well-being?

With an increasing amount of time spent indoors, it’s more important than ever to actively create a connection to the natural environment.

Spending time outdoors in nature, or creating your own indoor space for house plants, can be your gateway to a healthier and happier lifestyle.

Whether it’s planting your own garden or creating an oasis in the home, plants are beneficial to our well-being in more ways than one…

Plants filter the air we breathe, removing harmful toxins and helping with allergies.
Plants help us de-stress, allowing you to relax and lower your blood pressure.
Plants improve your mood, allowing you to focus and strengthen your memory.

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What to learn more about how planting something can improve your health and well-being? You’re in the right place.

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Cleanse the Air in Your Home!

Written by Mike Wrede In our new era of the COVID-19 generation, many people have looked to gardening as a new activity. There has been a big increase in people wanting to grow their own fruit and vegetables for the first time or have their yards looking colourful and fresh…. Read more »

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February Gardening: Top Ten ‘To Dos’

By Minter Country Garden Despite shorter winter days, there is a lot to be busy within the yard! Gardening is a fantastic activity for the mind, body and soul, and during cold grey days, it gives folks a sense of purpose and well-being. Many of the activities we do now… Read more »

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Plant Something BC is a BC Buy Local initiative to promote the benefits of buying local grown plants to aspiring and experienced gardeners of all ages. PlantSomethingBC challenges British Columbians to “Don’t just stand there, Plant Something!”

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Plant Something for Wellness

Plants Provides Various Health Benefits Plants provide various health benefits to humans, and with an increasing amount of time spent indoors, it is now more important than ever to actively create a connection to the natural environment. Whether it is planting your own garden or creating a garden oasis at… Read more »

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Why are gardens and plants so special?

Gardens help lower stress, calm nerves, and can even reduce blood pressure levels.
Gardens encourage an active lifestyle and gardening burns calories.
Gardens clean the air of pollution, allowing you and your family to breathe in fresh air.

Why choose locally grown plants?

BC’s plants are happy in their environment and are much less likely to be affected by pests and diseases.
BC’s growers have generations of plant knowledge and are passionate about the quality of plants.
BC’s ecosystem is dependent on BC grown plants.

Why choose a professional landscaper?

Professionally landscaped yards increase property values.
Professionally landscaped yards reduce energy costs and protect your home from the harsh elements.
Professionally landscaped yards save water and prevent erosion.