Beautiful landscapes can have a very positive impact on your surroundings as well as your own well-being. Here at Manna Landscapes, it excites us to know the difference we can make in our customers’ life by enhancing their gardens, allowing them to have a relaxing time in their own natural sanctuary. Below I discuss 15 of the main benefits of beautiful landscapes. Get in touch with me at 0415 837 699 to discuss any landscaping requirements for your house or commercial space.
#1. Natural Coolants
In comparison to cement or asphalt, grass is much cooler. It can therefore act as an “air conditioner” for its surroundings. Lawns can be much cooler than hard surfaces made of plain soil or asphalt.
#2. Cleaners for the Environment
Grass plays a very important role in capturing smoke particles, pollutants and dust. It produces oxygen, helping cleanse the environment of the bad particles.
#3. Water Protectors
Healthy lawns are great for absorbing unhealthy runoff that might find its way filtering into the bodies of water. It therefore keeps the water clean and safe.
#4. Noise Cancelers
Plants and lawns are great at dramatically reducing the noise pollution. They can massively reduce the level of noise over hard surfaces such as pavements and concrete.
#5. Air Purifiers
Grasses are known for absorbing carbon dioxide and breaking it down into oxygen and carbon. Did you know that a lawn of 50’x50’ size can produce enough oxygen for the consumption of a family of four!
#6. Natural Antidepressant
Just looking at nature scenes can be enough to uplift anyone and remind us all of how soothing and expansive nature really is. We shut down without access to natural beauty.
#7. Relaxing for the Brain
Spending time in a concrete jungle can be very monotonous. Artificial environments simply cannot deliver the innate need for novel experiences that only mother nature can provide.
#8. Natural Healers
Natural environments can help humans heal better. That is one of the reasons why you see hospitals having plants indoors and some good landscaping outside. It allows for patients to garner positivity and hope.
#9. Boos for Immune System
This point is linked to the previous one. Natural views can help you recover from colds and viruses and gives you that inner sense of well-being. Spending time in the greenery is a great way to give your immune system a boost.
#10. Reclaim Your Focus
Your brain requires a source of energy when it wants to focus on something. If your brain is constantly used without any break it runs out of energy. Natural environments are great for you to restore your focus and willpower.
#11. Keeps You Away from Dementia
There have been many studies conducted that suggest that older adults suffering from dementia can reclaim some memory due to the vibrant appearances of green spaces and places with lush green landscapes.
#12. Mood Swings No More
If you think spending time at the gym boosts your mood, then spending time around nature does that multiple times more. Being around nature increases your overall energy and provides you with a greater feeling of revitalisation.
#13. Helps You to Relax
Stress can have a bad effect on us. In our fast-paced lives, we need to be connected to nature to help us relax. This is why you instantly feel relaxed and peaceful when you go to a park for a walk.
#14. Diminishes Perception of Pain
By focusing on nature, you distract pain and discomfort. Because of the tranquility and peaceful nature of plants, you get a greater sense of well-being and it helps you diminish any pain that you might be suffering from.
#15. Feel Happier
I think we still don’t really appreciate how spending time in nature can help us improve our mood. Nature can seriously improve the state of mind we’re in. It can help us feel happier, healthier and more content with life. So, there you have it – my 15 benefits of beautiful landscapes. Planning to get one for your house or renovate an existing landscape? Contact us today and my team at Manna Landscapes will be delighted to help you.