How 3 plants can transform your workspace into a yuccie nest of creativity

By: Frederik van Deurs co-founder of , 6. Aug 2015                             

A central part of yuccie life is having a great work space. No matter if it is an atelier or an office, you'll need this space to foster your creativity and productivity. At the end of the day, all you have is your own time. Your main concern should be to spend this time in the best possible way – creating the perfect work conditions for yourself, is a big part of this.

In this post we'll explore how you can add three air cleansing plants to your workspace. It is guaranteed to promote your creativity, productivity and general well-being. Any yuccie will testify to the importance of having a great work space, adding plants and getting fresher air is a great way to achieve this!

Get the plants that improve your indoor climate 

In this TED talk Kamal Meattle goes into detail of how you can grow your own fresh air in your office. You will need three different plants to get fresh air in your yuccie workspace:

"You'll need around 11 plants per person in the space, to create the perfect balance in the air." - Kamal Meattle

Areca Palm:

This palm tree is pure magic. When it has reached its full size, it will transpire 1 full liter of water into the air each day – imagine how much fresher your fry office air will feel with just one of these bad boys. It corresponds to you running around your office space with a humidifier and spraying a full liter of water into the air (!).

Further more, the plant absorbs dust and particulate pollutants – the plant actually help preventing asthma and a range of other diseases. Get one before your neighbour – and while your at it, get one for your neighbour as well. The perfect office warming present for any yuccie office opening.

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Mother-in-Law's Tongue:

This plant is a bit like the plant-worlds answer to Batman. It mostly works during the night time, it's work consist mainly of exhaling oxygen and absorbing nitrogen oxide and formaldehyde from the air. Nitrogen oxide is a very present air pollutant, especially in cities – being a yuccie, you are, more likely than not, living and working in an urban setting. Get one of these bad boys for your workspace or your bedroom. They are very easy to take care of and can survive even if you forget to water them for a week.

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The Money Plant:

The money plant should be in any yuccie home and any yuccie office – after all we are trying to earn a living from our creativity, right? According to popular belief, the money plant secure economic wealth when given to a house owner. However, the plant is believed to work even better, if the plants is grown from stolen clippings....equally, the one bereft of clippings will face economic despair...

On a more serious note, the plant absorbs formaldehyde, just like the mother-in-Law's Tongue, along with a range of other air pollutants like benzene – the chemical in engine echoust that causes dizziness, drowsiness and headaches.

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Please share this knowledge with all your yuccie friends, colleagues and competitors – we all need cleaner air!