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12 04, 2021

Smart Plant Management Strategies

By |2020-03-25T22:58:13-07:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|0 Comments

Interior conditions should support plant health Sometimes the best approach to preserve a plant’s beauty and the quality of an interiorscape design is to focus on the environmental conditions that may be causing a plant to deteriorate. In order to correct the situation, you must first determine the cause of the underlying stress and change [...]

5 04, 2021

How to Control Scale Insects

By |2020-03-25T22:56:41-07:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, IPM - Integrated Pest Management, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|0 Comments

Visible scale insects on the plant stem and surrounding leaves When you walk under that 16’ Ficus and your shoes stick to the carpet, like in an old movie theater, you have scale. When your Spathiphyllum looks like somebody has dribbled a can of soda over some of its leaves, you quite possibly have [...]

26 02, 2021

Why Sunlight Matters for Plants

By |2020-03-25T22:44:34-07:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Are your plants getting enough sunlight? Waiting for spring through gray and dreary days of winter can be hard on plants. Many plants adore sunlight, while others need just the right amount to thrive. Many interior plants may not be getting the optimal light they need. As they grow, they reach toward that desk [...]

21 02, 2021

Moisture Meter Benefits

By |2020-03-25T22:44:00-07:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|Tags: |0 Comments

Moisture meters take the guesswork out of watering A moisture meter is a simple tool that can be useful for interiorscape technicians. It's a helpful way to check the soil moisture level and gives us an extra edge in providing quality of care for interior plants. A meter is easy to use; all you [...]

19 02, 2021

Plant Pests & Control Methods

By |2020-03-25T22:43:51-07:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Control pest infestations for healthier plants As an interior plant technician, it's important to carefully check over each plant with every visit to inspect it for possible pest outbreaks. Diagnosing a pest population on a plant before it requires replacement or a Special Services spray is critical to your work. There are several steps [...]

14 02, 2021

Plant Spotlight: Anthurium, The Valentine’s Day Flower

By |2020-03-25T22:43:33-07:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Seasonal & Holidays|0 Comments

Anthuriums are wonderful seasonal plants February is a great month to let your customer know how much you appreciate them! Send them hearts and flowers with one beautiful Anthurium. Today, there are many gorgeous varieties available for interiorscape use. From tiny 4” sizes to three-foot-tall sizes. They are wonderful additions to your collection of [...]

12 02, 2021

25 Time-Saving Tips for Interior Plant Technicians

By |2020-03-25T22:43:20-07:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|Tags: |0 Comments

Time-saving tips are invaluable Does it feel like there is never enough time to get everything done? We can help! Here are 25 time-saving tips gathered from interior plant technicians all over the world. Incorporate these tips into your daily routine and save some precious time! Plan your visits to job sites in an [...]

7 02, 2021

How to Care for Bromeliads

By |2020-03-25T22:43:11-07:00February 7th, 2021|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Beautiful Bromeliads display a variety of colors Bromeliads are members of the “Pineapple Family” (Bromeliaceae Family), which include more than 200 species and thousands of hybrids. Bromeliads can be found growing in extremely diverse environments: deserts, rainforests, mountains and beaches. Bromeliads in the wild Bromeliads are naturally epiphytic - clinging to trees, shrubs or [...]

5 02, 2021

What Nutrients do Plants Need?

By |2020-03-25T22:43:00-07:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

What macronutrients do your plants use? Plants use inorganic minerals for nutrition, whether grown in the field or in a container. Many factors influence nutrient uptake for plants. Mineral nutrients can be readily available to roots, could be “tied up” by other elements or by the soil itself. Soils too high in pH (alkaline) [...]

31 01, 2021

The Importance of Plant Inventories

By |2020-03-25T22:42:51-07:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Plant inventories will keep you organized Written plant inventories provide important information for the many people involved in the servicing and monitoring of interiorscape accounts. They tell us the total number of plants to service and their locations, what sizes of plants and containers were originally installed, who the contact person is, how long [...]

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