Emerald as a precious stone has been valued throughout centuries for promoting good health, prosperity, and renewal. It is associated with Venus, the goddess of love, and in some cultures, an emerald stone is believed to heal diseases of the eye and heart.
Did you know that patients in a waiting room that had real plants or at least featured posters of plants experienced less anxiety and stress than patients in a room with no green? ( according to an experiment among 462 patients). Striking result: males are more susceptible to the anxiety and stress reducing effect of plants than women. (Researchers: Dion Langeveld, Camiel Beukeboom, Karin Tanja-Dijkstra, Free University)
Echinacea 'Green Jewel'
The compact, fragrant Coneflower cultivar called 'Green Jewel' is from renowned garden designer Piet Oudolf!