Magic is in the Air

There is something magical about plants, isn’t there?  Whether you watch a plant grow from a seed or plant a seedling, the magic of growth is undeniable. This picture alone makes you think of the story of Jack and the beanstalk. The stem seems to be reaching up to the sky, tall enough to climb!

But the magic is really in the benefits that plants can bring to us…especially if you spend a lot of time indoors and you have plants indoors too. Plants can help filter the indoor air we breathe. Seeing and tending for plants can help us to relax and reduce stress as we take in the beauty of nature. It is also shown we become more caring and compassionate as a result of caring for plants.

The formula is quite simple:

Seed + Soil + Rain/Nutrients + Sunshine = MAGIC