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16 07, 2021

25 Time-Saving Tips for Interior Plant Technicians

By |2021-06-12T08:26:29-07:00July 16th, 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 [...]

14 05, 2021

Useful Tips for Insect Season

By |2021-06-12T08:23:29-07:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Pesky aphids damage plants Welcome to bug season. With the warmer weather comes the sudden rise in insect populations. A plant that has been “pest-free” in the cooler months is unexpectedly overcome with spider mites. The pothos is suddenly infested with mealybugs. Aphids are feasting on the new growth of your Schefflera arboricola. What [...]

9 04, 2021

Smart Plant Management Strategies

By |2021-06-12T08:22:12-07:00April 9th, 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 [...]

2 04, 2021

How to Control Scale Insects

By |2021-06-12T08:21:57-07:00April 2nd, 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 [...]

19 03, 2021

How to Keep Plants Clean

By |2021-06-12T08:52:09-07:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Clean plants are healthy plants Does everything seem especially dusty to you right now? Maybe the sun is shining into your accounts more now with the bright summer days and you can see the dust better. No matter the cause, plants can become dirty very quickly and it's important to their health to keep [...]

12 03, 2021

Customer Service Tips from the Experts

By |2021-06-12T08:45:29-07:00March 12th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Keep Bamboo palms looking their best More customers are being added everyday to your service department and to keep both your old and new customers happy, you must continue to focus on the quality of your service. Quality means accepting nothing less than the best performance from yourself and from others in your company. [...]

5 02, 2021

The Importance of Plant Inventories

By |2021-06-12T08:20:22-07:00February 5th, 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 [...]

1 01, 2021

Watering Plants Efficiently Saves Time & Money

By |2021-06-12T08:18:21-07:00January 1st, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|0 Comments

Water flowers and plants efficiently There are a number of components that contribute to the interior plant technician's ability to create beautiful, healthy plants for the client. Good business sense dictates that the technician do so as cost-effectively as possible. Obviously, water is a key contributor to the plant’s health. How the technician transports [...]

18 12, 2020

How to Care for Broken Plant Branches

By |2021-06-12T08:48:54-07:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Fiddle leaf fig trees are prone to broken branches It’s so upsetting to walk up to a plant that you haven’t seen for a week and see a broken, dangling branch, maybe even more than one. Ohhh, the poor thing! How did that happen? How long has it been like this? It’s gotta hurt! [...]

4 12, 2020

Top Customer Complaints & Solutions

By |2021-06-12T08:54:33-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles|0 Comments

Always listen to your customer's concerns As an interior plant technician, you never know what question or problem will be thrown your way next. In order to survive, you need to think fast. You need to be able to respond to even the most difficult customer complaints in a way that not only addresses [...]

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