Having Plants At home


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When you have your own home, it is a place that you can make your own. You can decorate it how you like and really put your stamp on it. A lot of people like having plants in their home. We usually think of these plants as being there solely for decoration, but are there some hidden advantages of having plants? If so, what are the benefits of having plants at home?


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  • plant (noun)
  • pot (noun)
  • water (verb)
  • decoration (noun)
  • feel (verb)
  • allergy (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What are the benefits of having plants in your home?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Having Plants At home
  • Do you have plants in your home? If yes, how many? If not, why not?
  • Do most people you know have plants in their home?
  • How does being in a room with plants make you feel?
  • How many plants are too many to have at home?
  • What are the problems with having a lot of plants at home?
  • What is the upside to having plants at home?

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