Plants are among the most effective and economical natural air purifiers on the market. Why spend money on expensive indoor air filtration systems when you could just plant a few of your own? No plants in your house? No problem. Here are some inspirational images to get your air-cleansing-design-wheels turning!
13Green-up your patio space with an entire wall of plants.
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12Got a great skylight or a well-lit wall? Plant some herbs!
11Adorn an existing bookshelf with some air-cleansing plants (Cat not included)
10Partition a space in your home with a beautifully natural air-purifier
9Rows of potted plants stacked on shelves create the look of a Green Wall without the work of vertical planting
8Enliven a staircase with live plants
7Add some fresh herbs to your kitchen with this chalkboard planter (available on Williams-Sonoma.com)
6Create your own framed artwork with plants
5Take it one step further with this Living Art partition wall
4Built-in planter boxes near a large window create privacy while still allowing light to pass through
Images © Hiroyuki Oki. Found via ArchDaily.
3Plant an herb garden against a sunny wall near the kitchen
2Add a pop of color to a well-lit space
1Improve your reading space with some foliage and fresh air!
Studies have shown that certain plants remove up to 90% of airborne toxins in the home within a 24 hour period. Therefore, every well-designed room should have a plant. With these great inspirations, you can get started today on adding green walls, partitions, privacy, frames, herb gardens and more!