Urban Jungle

By MiNDFOOD

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Why you should green up your apartment.

The greatest challenge that faces our increasingly popular cities is density – more people means, inevitably, more buildings, giving rise to relentless urban sprawl. But the growth of apartment living has led to an indoor-outdoor garden trend, with many stores now specialising exclusively in low-maintenance house plants that require little attention more than a weekly water.

Greening your space has more benefits than the purely aesthetic, too. Sun-loving succulents are known to purify the air; the act of gardening, even on a small scale, helps to reduce stress and improve mental health; and by potting your own herbs you’re bound to have fresh ingredients on hand for your next home-cooked meal.

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