Plants Do That . . . Inside
This information and more is highlighted in the second of a series of four #PlantsDoThat Inside
Classrooms with plants have many positive effects, including:
• Children are 7% healthier
• Symptoms of ADD are reducedThe brightly colored inforgraphic,
“We want these infographics to be used by everyone in the industry to promote the power of indoor plants,” says Debbie Hamrick, NICH Economic Committee chair. “We need everyone to work together to raise awareness of the positive benefits of plants in our everyday lives.”
Growers, retailers, teachers, extension agents and interiorscape professionals can use the infographics for promotional and educational materials and uploaded to social media.
The benefits of consumer horticulture were spotlighted in the first NICH infographic titled “#PlantsDoThat, Horticulture: The Art, Science, & Business of Plants”. The infographic illustrated how consumer horticulture contributes $196 billion to the U.S. economy and creates more than 2 million jobs.
The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) is a consortium of industry leaders who are promoting the benefits and value of horticulture. NICH brings together academia, government, industry, and nonprofits to cultivate the growth and development of a healthy world through landscapes, gardens and plants – indoors and out, and to get 90 percent of U.S. households gardening by 2025.
Help us spread the word. #PlantsDoThat Inside is available at the NICH website www.consumerhort.org/
For more information contact: Susan McCoy susan@gardenmediagroup.