If you're reading this blog, the chances are that you already see plants and green places as more than just beautiful backdrops. We know that communities of plants are the vital foundations of the habitats we work so hard to protect. Perhaps we don’t always appreciate the role that these same plants play in protecting us from ill health.
The many emerging links between our environment and our health are the subject of much discussion at the moment, particularly in light of the challenges currently faced by both. Recently the Office of National Statistics published data revealing the role of vegetation in reducing the levels of air pollution across the UK.