Benefits of Plants There are many benefits of growing plants as we growers and gardeners know but we rarely do we tell people about it. I’d like to enlist your help to spread the message far and wide. HealthConstantly seeing and being around plants helps people feel more calm and relaxed, thus decreasing levels of anxiety Happy FamiliesChildren play more creatively in a natural environment and parents are more likely to join in Social/ Public SafetyAreas with higher levels of planting experience lower levels of crime Fresh is BestThere has been a huge swing to grow your own fruit & vegetables in recent years. Picking your own fresh produce is better for your health and hopefully your pocket. EnvironmentalTrees and shrubs absorb polluting chemicals such as nitrous oxide and ozone through their leaves while releasing oxygen through photosynthesis. House plants do this too EconomicThe value of a property can be up to 20% higher in areas planted with trees.At work, there is studies that show plants increase both productivity and creativity.