What are cute plant names?
- Cassia. This gorgeous Greek name means “cinnamon,” which is also the scent that the cassia plant emits—it’s sweet and spicy!
- Erica. You may be surprised to find out that this Scandinavian name is also a genus of over 800 different plants in the family Ericaceae.
Should you talk to plants?
In a study performed by the Royal Horticultural Society, researchers discovered that talking to your plants really can help them grow faster. 1 They also found that plants grow faster to the sound of a female voice than to the sound of a male voice.
Why do I like trees?
Trees Give Us Clean Air to Breathe. Trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. In fact, an acre of trees provides enough oxygen a year for 18 people to breathe. Trees also absorb some of the bad pollutants out of the air, and their bark and leaves trap particulate matter, leaving us with better, cleaner air.
Do Plants like being touched?
Research has found that plants are extremely sensitive to touch and that repeated touching can significantly retard growth. The findings could lead to new approaches to optimizing plant growth and productivity — from field-based farming to intensive horticulture production.
How do you talk to plants?
Talk Latin “All plants have first names, middle names and last names,” she says, “and if two people don’t speak the same language, they can understand each other by saying the plant in Latin.” The dead language helps Rubin keep her plants alive. After all, knowing its species informs a person how to care for it.
Why should you hug a tree?
Hugging a tree increases levels of hormone oxytocin. This hormone is responsible for feeling calm and emotional bonding. When hugging a tree, the hormones serotonin and dopamine make you feel happier. It is important to use this “free” space of a forest we were given by nature to holistically heal ourselves.
What is a plant person called?
A botanist is a scientist who studies or experiments with plants. These plants may include a range of organisms, including flowers, trees and algae. Botanists are a type of biologist.