Do your plants look ‘SAD’ now that the summer is over?

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Plants suffer from the winter blues too. The main culprit is the lack of humidity. When the heat comes on in the office buildings, the humidity all but disappears. You can relate to this… dry skin and eyes, the feeling of fatigue from the stale air.

Indoor office plants are tropical. They are native to places like Florida, Hawaii, and the Caribbean where it is humid year round. We try to fool nature by keeping them indoors, but living in a ...

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Plant of the Month

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November’s feature plant is: Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree (Ficus lyrata)

Look in any design trends magazine this year and you will likely find a featured room that includes a Fiddle-Leaf Fig tree. It is the current favourite of designers and is one of our most requested tropical office plants. This plant has impact! It has huge and unique fiddle-shaped shiny leaves that feel ...

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“I would like some colour in the office. Do you have any tropical office plants that flower?”

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We hear this question often. Even the most modern, bright office can seem cold and dull at times. Our clients frequently look to us to add life and colour to their work environment.

For a plant to produce a flower, the conditions have to be just right. Light and humidity are the main factors. Most plants require very high light to produce a flower. This kind of light is rarely available in an office building.The flowering plants that you may see in ...

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Plant of the Month

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October’s feature plant is: Mother-in-Law’s Tongue aka Snake Plant (Sansevieria)   

Almost everyone is familiar with the upright, thick, uniquely coloured leaves of the Mother-in-Law’s Tongue plant, also referred to as the Snake plant. This is a hardy plant suitable for lower light areas of the office or home. It is available in a number of varieties exhibiting a wide range of colourful markings on the leaves. ‘Zeylanica’ has many shades of dark green. ‘Laurentii’ displays bold yellow stripes on the leaf ...

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Artificial plants in my office? For real !!!

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What comes to mind when you think of an artificial tree? That old, dusty Benji tree in the black plastic pot hidden in the corner of the office?

I guarantee you would be amazed by the artificial plants, trees and flowers available now. Real wood trunks and premium foliage designed to duplicate nature can be combined to offer a wide array of plants to suit any space.

Replica cacti and succulents are the latest trend. Mixed tropical foliage and flower arrangements can ...

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Plant of the Month!

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September’s feature plant is: Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)      The Peace Lily is a popular tropical office plant. It is suitable for lower light locations but remember, all plants need light for a minimum of 8-10 hours every day. It will do well if it is close to constant fluorescent lighting, or filtered light from a window. The Peace Lily will produce its characteristic lily-like flowers year round if it receives sufficient light. It does not do well in very bright locations.

This plant is available ...

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Your Tropical Office Plants Offer So Many Benefits!

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Our clients typically order tropical plants for their office for the aesthetic appeal. They quickly learn that tropical plants offer much more than just good looks!

Extensive, respected research has demonstrated that indoor plants in the office environment offer the following benefits:

  • Plants reduce stress and increase productivity
  • Workers demonstrate improved creativity in office environments that include green plants and flowers.
  • Employers report significantly less absenteeism due to Sick Building Syndrome when plants are added to the office environment. Plants naturally clean the air ...
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5 Things you can do right now to ensure healthier tropical plants!

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  1. Light! Check the light requirements of your plant on a reliable website. Plants that require high light need to be in front of a south or west window, in direct light. Most offices and homes have low to medium light at best, so choose plant accordingly. Plants that do not get enough light will drop their leaves, and the remaining leaves will be yellow and weak looking. There are many beautiful plants that will do fine in lower light.
  2. Water! Again, learn about the moisture ...
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I need plants for my office! Who do I call?

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Reach out to an Interior Landscape Contractor!

An interior landscape contractor can provide a design for your office plantscape, professionally install the plants and containers, and provide on-going guaranteed maintenance of the plants to keep them healthy and beautiful for years.

It all starts with a brief meeting at your office during which you can explain your ideas on how you envision your office with plants. The contractor will know which plants will be the best to use based on the amount ...

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