Green Living Tip #1

Real Estate Agent with HomeSmart Realty West, Carlsbad, CA 01335928
This week is St Patrick's Day and what a great week to begin my "Green Tip of the Day". Shamrock Tip #1 - Bring the outdoors in with houseplants. Houseplants remove toxins and pollutants from the air around us. They have been proven to remove formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene. They add humidity to dry winter and summer weather and make a home look more inviting. Plants also convert carbon dioxide to oxygen by the process of photosynthesis. Check out my prior blog on the best houseplants for cleaner air. a living 'wall' An idea that is becoming very popular are the "living wall" systems in which plants can be grown vertically on an interior or exterior wall. There are quite a few systems that are out there for sale if you don't want to try and fashion your own. They can be colorful, depending on what plants you choose to grow or even functional, such as edibles. Check out or . Shamrock photo compliments of Walt Stoneburner Living Wall photo compliments of Sean O'Hara
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Comments (1)

Li Read
Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring) - Salt Spring Island, BC
Caring expertise...knowledge for you!

I like that idea of the living wall....good tips!

Mar 14, 2011 06:34 AM