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31 08, 2020

Spotlighting: Dracaena fragrans canes

By |2020-03-26T08:44:17-07:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Spotlighting: Dracaena fragrans canes What plant type tolerates low humidity and 50fc of light, sports designer stripes, comes in a variety of shapes and heights and has few pest problems? None other than our old friend Dracaena fragrans and the popular variety ‘Massangeana,’ commonly called the cornstalk plant! Originally from Upper Guinea, most of our fragrans [...]

24 08, 2020

Encourage New Cane Plant Growth

By |2020-03-26T08:44:26-07:00August 24th, 2020|Categories: Plant Knowledge|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 08, 2020

Energy Tips for Interior Plant Technicians on the run

By |2020-03-26T08:42:28-07:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Energy Tips for Interior Plant Technicians 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 [...]

10 08, 2020

Fragile – Handle Plants With Care

By |2020-03-26T08:42:10-07:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Plant Knowledge|0 Comments

Fragile - Handle Plants With Care When transporting and installing flowering plants, it is important to protect their delicate blooms. Their life expectancy will be shortened if the plants are not handled properly from the time they leave the greenhouse or warehouse until they reach their new home on your account. Transporting flowering plants Plant sleeves [...]

3 08, 2020

The Teamwork Challenge

By |2020-03-26T08:41:11-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

The Teamwork Challenge Most interiorscape technicians spend their day working by themselves. If your work style is similar, then you work with out constant supervision and rely on your own horticultural skills to get the job done. When you’re on your own, independence and self-reliance are critical skills. But when you’re assigned to a team, these [...]

29 06, 2020

10 Reasons Why Plants Fade

By |2020-03-26T08:34:04-07:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

What causes plants to fade? You walk into your favorite account looking forward to caring for your long-time plant friends. To your surprise, you notice that some of them are starting to fade, slowly loosing their healthy luster. What's going on? Here are the top 10 reasons why plants wither and slowly die in [...]

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