The scientists at Harvard University have concluded that flowers in your home will increase your compassion, chase away anxieties, worries and the blues.
Flowers in your home make you happier and that happiness transfers to your life in general.
In addition, flowers boost energy and enthusiasm in the workplace.
So, if you were considering sending Valentine's Day flowers or planting flowers to cut for inside your home, the benefits could be far reaching.
The greatest benefit from people in the study came from flowers in kitchens, dining rooms and living rooms, where they spent a lot of time at home. They said they wanted to see the blooms first thing in the morning.