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17 10, 2018

5 Fall Watering Tips

By |2018-10-14T19:21:01+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Plants have different watering requirements during the fall months Isn’t it amazing the way plants adapt to the changing season? Even the plants inside office buildings adjust to the changes in temperature and light. And wow are there changes! Though there may be less sunlight for some, no matter what the sun’s angle has [...]

15 10, 2018

5 Easy to Care for Plants

By |2018-10-14T19:20:06+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Aspidistra - Cast Iron Plant Many of us choose plantscaping because we love caring for the diversity of plants within our accounts. It is delightful to walk into an account that has a wide assortment of plants that challenge us and stretch our knowledge of the plant world, and our ability to care for [...]

10 10, 2018

Top 10 Ways to Fight Pollution

By |2018-10-10T14:24:42+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Recycling helps the environment As Interior Plant Technicians, we have chosen to be part of the green industry. Most of us are environmentalists; we care about the sustainability of the earth. We hurt when we see garbage along the road and smoggy air. Taking care of the earth is a big job. Where do [...]

8 10, 2018

Plant Spotlight – Homalomena

By |2018-10-07T22:11:35+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Homalomena or 'Emerald Green' Our plant spotlight this month falls upon a newer introduction to our interiorscape field that is quickly becoming a mainstay. The tough and resilient Homalomena is a type of tropical plant found worldwide, especially in the warm and humid climates of Central America and Asia. It has beautiful lush, glossy [...]

3 10, 2018

The Importance of Being Professional

By |2018-09-30T17:09:16+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

A casual office will have a less formal atmosphere We service many kinds of accounts: malls, hotels, restaurants, private homes, law offices and corporate headquarters. Each has their own atmosphere and own corporate identity. As interiorscapers, we get to be a part of all of these diverse accounts. How well do you fit in? [...]

1 10, 2018

October To-Do List

By |2018-09-30T17:08:23+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills, Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Make sure your plants are getting enough sunlight in the fall months October is a great month to assess all of your accounts and make sure everything is in working order before the start of the busy holiday season. Don't be overwhelmed though, here's a quick to-do list for the month of October. Begin [...]

28 09, 2018

9 Ways to Reduce Plant Replacements

By |2018-09-30T17:00:09+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Learn how to extend the life of your plants Most interiorscape companies replace plants as part of the ongoing guarantee to their customers. This keeps plants looking good through all the years of service. The goal of virtually every company with a guaranteed replacement policy is to replace declining plants before the client notices [...]

26 09, 2018

Everyone is Your Customer

By |2018-08-03T17:13:27+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Treat everyone like they are your best customer It's important to remember that everyone you come into contact with is your customer, in some way or another. From the person selling flowers at the farmers' market, to your supervisor at work and even family friends. If you don’t know how to listen effectively, communicate [...]

24 09, 2018

Caring for Sick Plants

By |2018-08-02T15:00:32+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Do you know how to care for your variegated Schefflera if it gets sick? Nursing plants back to health requires the same amount of care you would use to nurse a sick person back to perfect health. In some ways the nurturing process is the same. Both plants and humans, when sick, should stay [...]

19 09, 2018

Sharing the Road Safely

By |2018-05-21T11:31:39+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Follow these simple road safety tips while driving Cars and large trucks all use the same roadways everyday, but do drivers really know how to share the road safely? Here are some tips for all of us using the highways: Trucks create wind gusts. Keep both hands on the wheel when you pass a [...]