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Meet the ‘Crazy Plant Lady’ of New York who turned her apartment into an indoor forest

There are many things in our homes that create air pollution – cleaning products, paint, mold and mildew. Plants also replace carbon dioxide with fresh oxygen.

According to a 1989 NASA study, houseplants can help improve air quality by removing cancer-causing chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene from the air. Another study found that the soil in potted plants can also help clean indoor air.



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  • Munene Mugambi

    71 w

    How many plants can one fit in a house. Let's all find out

    • We Don't Have Time

      71 w

      Dear zelda ninga Thank you for getting your climate love to level 2! We have reached out to Summer Rayne Oakes and requested a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! /Adam We Don't Have Time

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      • rosebellendiritu

        71 w

        You would first ask yourself how is that possible,but after reading this you realize it only needs to think beyond the box.... Incredible

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        • George Kariuki

          71 w

          It's inspiring to see how we can create our own little havens of respite and peace, while also helping to improve our air quality at the same time.

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          • walter lungayi

            71 w

            This is a great idea. she should again consider during the night...since plants produce co² at night that might as well be a hazard.

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            • Tabitha Kimani

              71 w

              The need for fresh clean air requires such "crazy' actions.

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              • Peter Kamau

                71 w

                I'm wowed by her kind of craziness.I guess we all should follow in her steps and at least "forest" the available spaces in our homes too.

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