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To avoid spreading insects in an account, service the troublesome area last. Even though you clean your scissors and wash your hands, it’s never enough.

That insect could be hiding in your apron pocket!

Energy Tips for Techs on the run

Energy Tips for Techs on the run or not! The demands of the holiday season — office parties that interfere with maintenance schedules, extra deliveries, late night installations and thousands of red poinsettias — place [...]

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Maintaining Holiday Flowering Plants

Maintaining Holiday Flowering Plants During the holiday season, interiorscapers transform ordinary offices into festive workplaces with decorations and flowering plants. To keep the delicate blooms looking their best, follow these guidelines. Keep them moist Most flowering plants have extensive fibrous root systems that require constant moisture. Plants in flower do not like to dry out….

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Encourage New Cane Plant Growth

Encourage New Cane Plant Growth

Want to force new whorls of foliage on your Dracaena fragrans canes? Here’s a tip from Joe Cialone of Tropical Ornamentals, Delray Beach, Florida.

Using awides aw blade, make a cut above a dormant bud at a node on the cane. Cut 1/3 into the cane to ensure the flow of aux in from the growth tip is stopped and the bud dormancy is broken. The width of the finishing blade ensures the cut will remain open until the bud begins to grow.

The cut will not interfere with the flow of nutrients. The Dracaena fragrans is a monocot and is filled with vascular bundles which will continue to carry nutrients and water throughout the plant.

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Energy Tips for Techs on the run or not! The demands of the holiday season — office parties that interfere with maintenance schedules, extra deliveries, late night installations and thousands of red poinsettias — place extra stress on your body and push your energy level to its limit. Before the extra demands creep into into…

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