How do we lift our spirits during the Winter months?
Sheffield university’s landscape institute has done work on this.
NDD or Nature Deficit Disorder relates to the effects of spending a lot of time with artificial light.
This can make us more vulnerable to negative moods.
How can we bring back nature into our lives?
Contact with plants helps.
Small -leaved conifers ,such as junipers are good at capturing pollutant particles.
Fast growing trees ,like Paulownia lock up soil nitrates.
Dr. Cameron thinks that”any interaction with nature/green space seems to have some potential”.
Why not take time this Autumn to look at the beautiful foliage of the trees.
It will make a good break from Christmas shopping!