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10 12, 2018

5 Simple Ways to Resolve Conflicts During the Holidays

By |2018-12-10T09:38:45+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Conflicts can distract us from enjoying the holiday season It’s not easy being an interiorscape plant technician - especially during the busy holiday season. We have to provide proper care for plants and keep them healthy. We have to groom plants and keep them pretty. And we have to listen to our customers and [...]

20 11, 2018

The Holiday Survival Guide

By |2018-11-19T01:34:44+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Don't be stressed before the holidays, plan ahead and get organized! The key to surviving the holidays is good planning. Before all the decorations go up and the poinsettias go in, take a look around and assess what work needs to be done on your accounts. Are there replacements that need to be made? [...]

14 11, 2018

4 Customer Service Basics

By |2018-11-11T17:57:35+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

It's important to know what your clients need just like you do your plants Good interiorscape service requires us to pay close attention to the customers in each account. We may love to know about the physiology of the plants (and indeed that will help us do our job better) or what kind of [...]

24 10, 2018

Ongoing Training Programs are Essential

By |2018-10-20T17:22:10+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Continuous training is important for interior plant technicians The importance of an ongoing training program can never be minimized for interior plant technicians. Expert training identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each individual and works to develop positive techniques. But who has time to train? Does it feel like you are running from account [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]

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 [...]

29 08, 2018

The Importance of Good Customer Service

By |2018-08-28T11:46:51+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Do you offer exceptional customer service? In today’s competitive environment, customers demand more than just a basic service. They value exceptional service and are willing to pay for it. Outstanding customer service is what keeps your clients paying for your work. Without customers, you have no jobs to do! It's up to the plant [...]

15 08, 2018

10 Reasons to Use a Plant Service

By |2018-08-12T19:35:43+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Plants improve the quality of a workplace You are riding in an elevator and the person riding up with you looks over and sees your water bucket. Inquisitively they ask, "Why do we even need a plant service in this building? Anybody can water plants, besides what’s wrong with fake plants?" Those are some [...]