The benefits of vertical gardens on human health

“You don’t have to be an environmental psychologist to understand that plants look attractive. But dig a little deeper beneath their beauty and you’ll discover that the benefits of vertical landscaping go far beyond the aesthetic.”

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Vertical gardens are still newcomers in landscape architecture where the primary use is for the creation of new green space in cities where available space is scarce. Vertical gardens are known for their aesthetic value, their creation of ecosystems and their positive influence on biodiversity, micro-climates and building heat efficiency. They also have a profound positive impact on air quality, especially in regard to humidity and dust content, both indoors and outdoors. But do plants really matter?

The cumulative body of evidence from over a decade of research on the people-nature relationship provides an unequivocal answer: contact with vegetation, in a variety of circumstances, is highly beneficial to human health and well being…

 

Read more: https://hanginggardens.co.nz/benefits-vertical-gardens-human-health/

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