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How Plants Improve Air Quality

How Plants Improve Air Quality

Photosynthesis! It's where our oxygen comes from, the process by which carbon dioxide and light are turned in to chemical energy by plants. Having this happen right near you while you grind through your day can have amazing benefits on the air quality you surround yourself most with. Being exposed to poor air quality can be quite harmful over the long term.  According to an article published on Naturopathic.org, office air quality can be quite hazardous to your health over the long run. Some of the common toxins found in indoor office spaces can include Formaldehyde, molds, dander, Benzene, and many...

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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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