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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 [...]

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 [...]

8 06, 2020

6 Water-Saving Tips

By |2020-03-26T08:31:37-07:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Hoya leaves hold on to water Water is one of the key elements for any landscape business. You need water to keep plants alive, and during the long, hot days of summer you use plenty of it. When water supplies get tight, your customers may look to you to make adjustments to cut back [...]

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