Plants Make Life Better

Want to improve your quality of life? Get your hands dirty and plant something. That’s right, putting trees, flowers or shrubs in the ground doesn’t just provide you with beauty and shade, it can also improve your property value, lower your energy costs, clean the air and water—even lower your heart rate.

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Plants Make Life Better

Plants make life better! Research has proven that plants benefit all of us in many ways — some obvious, and some not so obvious. What benefits? Check out these flyers and see.

 

DON’T JUST STAND THERE … PLANT SOMETHING!

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