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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

8 01, 2021

What Is Sub-Irrigation?

By |2020-03-25T22:41:33-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Sub-irrigation methods explained Most of us were taught to water plants from above by sprinkling water like a gentle rain with gravity pulling it down through the root zone. Even as we learned about the dangers of overwatering indoor plants, like creating rotted roots from stagnant water standing in the decorative container, we continued [...]

1 01, 2021

Watering Plants Efficiently Saves Time & Money

By |2020-03-25T22:45:11-07:00January 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 [...]

28 12, 2020

Customer Service Tips from the Experts

By |2020-03-25T22:45:22-07:00December 28th, 2020|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. [...]

20 12, 2020

How to Care for Broken Plant Branches

By |2020-03-25T22:45:39-07:00December 20th, 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! [...]

6 12, 2020

Top Customer Complaints & Solutions

By |2020-03-25T22:46:17-07:00December 6th, 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 [...]

8 11, 2020

Neem Oil for Organic Pest Control

By |2020-03-25T22:47:26-07:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Neem oil treats pests organically Here's something new to try in the war against insects taking over your interiorscapes. Neem oil is a natural, organic insect and pest control made by pressing the seeds of the neem tree (Azadircta indica). This plant is native to East India and Burma, and is a tropical evergreen [...]

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