April 2, 2013
a leading online flower delivery company, says
Monday, April 22
is a great reason to take advantage of the natural ability of plants to clean the environment. We tend to think of
as only pertaining to problems found in the outdoor environment. However, we have come to realize that indoor spaces can be toxic and dangerous to our health. Scientists have found that
has the best cure for treating toxic environments.
A two-year study conducted by NASA scientists and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) researched about a dozen plants for their added health benefits. The results demonstrated that
certain leafy greens
can absorb hazardous contaminants and produce clean air. NASA interest in the air cleaning ability of plants was to find a way to provide cleaner air for astronauts living on the space station.
As a rule of thumb, allow one houseplant per 100 square feet of living area. The more vigorous the plant, the more air it can filter. However, plants have little ability to alleviate tobacco smoke or dust from the air.
Some of the most effective plants in removing Formaldehyde, Benzene and Carbon Monoxide from the air are:
- Bamboo Palm
- Chinese Evergreen
- English Ivy
- Gerbera Daisy
- Janet Craig
- Mother-in-Law's Tongue
- Peace Lily
Without plants there would be no oxygen to breathe. When you give the gift of a plant from
– you are giving a gift of love and of life.
is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. The company has also been voted "Best Florist" over a dozen times.
delivers from their own brick and mortar flower shops with their own delivery fleet, and through FedEx and UPS from coast to coast. Deliveries are also made via a computerized sending network of affiliated shops. They provide delivery throughout most of
the United States
, and over eighty countries around the world.
is the CEO of
, a multi-million dollar online floral delivery operation. He also owns
Wesley Berry Flowers
-based brick and mortar florist established in 1946.
Shoppers can conveniently make floral purchase by phone at 888.851.2881 and online at
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.