The notion that houseplants can meaningfully improve indoor air quality is ‘simply a myth’, a new study has found — with potted plants being practically as useful.
‘This has been a common misconception for some time,’ said paper author and environmental engineer Michael Waring of the Drexel University in Philadelphia.
I saw this on BBC news this morning. And “they” know how much it infuriated me because I can’t find the news clip.
Anyhoo – From the Daily Mail dated yesterday.
Houseplants DON’T improve indoor air quality: Scientists claim you need 93 plants per square foot of floor space to make a difference — and you’re better off opening a window.
Check it out yourselves.
I’ve thrown my teddy in the corner and crossed my arms. Not playing today :o(