Study Better in a green environment

A Swedish study published in 1998 indicated that filling your surroundings with  plants will increase comfort, learning ability and performance capacity. In surveys it has been found that plants make us calmer. The stress hormone decreases in a green environment . We feel better physically by the increased humidity that plants enjoy and the beneficial […]

The Tulip and the Netherlands

Based on an original article by Ron Jeronimus Native to the Himalayas, the tulip was revered and cultivated in Constantinople, capital of the Ottoman Empire, where its image adorns the walls of many princely palaces and homes of wealthy merchants.  Carolus Clusius (or Charles de l’Ecluse), great botanist of the 17th century is considered to […]