Economist Dr. Charlie Hall Advises the Green Industry to Focus on Marketing the Wide Array of Functional Benefits of Plants

— Written By
Charlie Hall

Dr. Charlie Hall

Check out this 15 minute video summary by Economist Dr. Charlie Hall on the economic, environmental, and health and well-being benefits of plants. He starts at 6:35 timestamp  and wraps up at 18:45 saying that this is what the nursery industry should be promoting in their marketing — “We need to move beyond marketing beauty if we want to hold on to all the people who have become interested in gardening during COVID-19.”

In his website below, he summarizes research on the benefits of plants.
Charlie Hall website screenshot

Charlie Hall website

Written By

Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyUrban Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy Email Dr. Lucy Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Nov 3, 2020
Was the information on this page helpful? Yes check No close
Scannable QR Code to Access Electronic Version