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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5 reasons to fill your home and garden with local plants

Originally published and written by We ♥ Local BC Looking for a way to improve your health and well-being, with the bonus of boosting your property value and caring for the environment? Fill your home and garden with local plants this season — you might be surprised at all the… Read more »

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The Basics of Rose Growing

Roses have played their part in our lives for hundreds of years; the roses we have in our gardens today are a result of centuries of breeding and hybridization. This has given us thousands of varieties and it can be a little daunting when first venturing into the world of… 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 Together

Everyone Can Benefit From Gardening! So Why Not Garden Together? Previously, Plant Something has explored the concept of living well by connecting body, mind, and spirit to nature and gardening. Throughout this past year, wellness was a timely topic as restrictions and socializing with friends, family and, communities have been… Read more »

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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.