Beat the Winter Blues with an Indoor Garden

Create an indoor garden to beat the winter blues. Photo: iStock Photo. plants, indoor garden, indoor air quality, air quality, winter, fresh air, green, natural, eco-friendly, photoAs much as I love autumn, at some point I resign myself to the months-long loss of lush gardens and green spaces. The autumn and winter can be dreary months, but there is a way to keep a slice of summer in your home year-round: Create an indoor garden.

Indoor gardens can have several benefits in the autumn and winter: They bring some life into your space, several plants can help purify stale indoor air, and a few plants can make people more productive. And they don't have to be difficult to maintain.

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By Cara Smusiak| October 28, 2009
Categories:  Nest

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Cara Smusiak

Cara Smusiak

Cara believes using natural products and eliminating harsh or synthetic chemicals leads to a healthier, happier lifestyle. She grew up in a family that recycled just about everything, avoided harsh cleaners and heavily-scented products, and often turned to holistic medicine. Cara has degrees in art history and journalism, and has taken classes in environmental toxicology and environmental geology. She is passionate about healthy and natural living, environmental awareness and policy, and holistic health care.

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