Benefits of living with indoor plants at university

The world recently observed National Indoor Plant Week, which took place between the 17th and 23rd of September. In honour of this, it seems important to discuss both the health and the personal benefits that result from introducing indoor plants into houses. Particularly, within uni halls or houses. As a houseplant/succulent/cacti enthusiast, it’s always been a point of interest to me, and it would be great to promote the benefits and positive lifestyle changes from indoor plants! As stated on the National Indoor Plant Week website, “The oxygen doesn’t arrive until the plants do!”. Clean air is a great benefit…

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Sprout: Plant Your Pencil

Ever wondered what to do with your old pencils? Those that are too small to use but a shame to bin. That’s where the Sprout ‘Plant Your Pencil’ pencil collection is the perfect alternative. The kind folks at Sprout sent me a pack of these plantable pencils to review and they’re great. I received the Knockout Chilli pack with three different chilli plants of differing spice levels; Purira, Habanero and Red Cayenne. The pencils themselves are perfect to colour and draw with; soft, smooth and effortlessly moving across any type of paper. The magical part? At the end of the pencil, in a hidden capsule,…

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