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How Plants Boost Mental Health

How Plants Boost Mental Health

In this techno-centric Age of Aquarius, it’s increasingly challenging to pull ourselves away from our screens and reconnect with the natural world. And if you’re like us here at Desk Plants, your daydreams often involve thoughts of being outside. Usually surrounded by dogs.  Most people in America spend more than 85% of their life indoors. That’s a ton, right?! We typically work inside, eat inside, socialize inside, and sleep inside. While much of that is unavoidable, our modern lifestyles have a significant influence on our mental wellbeing.  Yet for those busy days when we are stuck inside, we can still...

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Climate Change is Real (And We're Doing Something About It) Part 3

Climate Change is Real (And We're Doing Something About It) Part 3

If you’ve been following along with parts 1 and 2 of our “Climate Change is Real (And We’re Doing Something About It)” series, you now know that there are some very simple actions we can take in the immediate future (or NOW) that don’t cost a sh*t ton of money. Oh and they have the potential to have big impacts too. After researching and learning that planting trees on a massive scale can reduce CO2 levels by up to 25%, the connection to our products was a no brainer. That’s why we have partnered with One Tree Planted to help give back...

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Meet The Team; 10 Questions with Greenhouse Manager Virginia Stroup

Meet The Team; 10 Questions with Greenhouse Manager Virginia Stroup

Get to know our team! Virginia joined Desk Plants in early 2019 and has grown in to her current role as greenhouse manager, but there is so much more to her than that! If you love our brand, you'll love getting to know the people behind it!

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Climate Change Is Real Folks (And We're Doing Something About It!) Part 2 - The Tree Report

Climate Change Is Real Folks (And We're Doing Something About It!) Part 2 - The Tree Report

If you read our previous post, you’re well aware that climate change is not a distant threat to humanity, but a process that is currently devastating communities and regions around the world. “Hey, where’s the good news?!” You ask. As we promised, there is evidence-based hope to reverse trends of rising carbon emissions and bring atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels back down to a level safe for humans and our non-human pals to thrive for decades, if not centuries, to come. 

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