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Houseplants can improve your mental health and wellbeing. Here's how

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Owning houseplants can have a range of benefits for our health – especially mental health. Image: UNSPLASH/Annie Spratt

Lauriane Suyin Chalmin-Pui
Wellbeing Postdoctoral Fellow with the Royal Horticultural Society,, University of Sheffield
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