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23 05, 2018

Understanding Plant Diseases

By | 2018-05-10T10:08:37+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Money Tips, Pests, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Plant diseases will change the appearance of a plant A broad definition of a plant disease is any condition in which a plant varies in some way from a normal/healthy plant either in structure or function. The plant can appear to be shorter, have more, less or deformed branches and fewer leaves that somehow [...]

14 05, 2018

Plant Spotlight – Kentia Palms

By | 2018-05-15T14:57:45+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Howea forsteriana - Kentia palm Howea forsteriana (kentia palm) is a palm of mystery and beauty. This palm is one of the more commonly used plants in the interiorscape, particularly in low light areas. Its widespread popularity is due to the perfect symmetry of its spreading fronds and proven durability -- it will survive for [...]

2 05, 2018

Decorative Succulents for Interiorscapes

By | 2018-05-11T12:03:37+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Free Promo Article, Interior Plants, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Succulent arrangements create interesting & beautiful focal points in interiorscapes The succulent trend can hardly be called a trend any longer - these desert natives are making a permanent statement in interiorscapes. We love succulents because they're low maintenance, beautiful and they thrive in any number of decorative containers. Succulent varieties span the color [...]

23 04, 2018

Create Beautiful Plantscapes with Ease

By | 2018-05-10T09:02:01+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Are your plantscapes harmonious? Interior plant technicians create "emotional environments" that bring a response from people. Whether you've been in the plantscaping family for years or are just beginning your career, it's often easy to forget the reasons why you started. Do you remember the effect that a plant or planting had upon you [...]

18 04, 2018

Smart Plant Management Strategies

By | 2018-05-10T09:04:54+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Free Promo Article, Interior Plants, Money Tips, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|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 [...]

16 04, 2018

Plant Spotlight – Fishtail Palms

By | 2018-05-10T09:05:42+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Pests, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Caryota mitis - Fishtail palm What is the correct way to trim a fishtail? Do I use pinking shears or just cut straight across?  The answer to this question is of course neither... if you are needing to trim tips, it’s because you are doing something terribly wrong in caring for the plant. Many [...]

11 04, 2018

15 Fertilizer Guidelines for Plant Care

By | 2018-05-10T09:06:27+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Money Tips, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Do your plants need fertilizer? In the spring, you will frequently be asked by your customers if it's time to feed the plants in your accounts. First and foremost, people are often confused by how plants grow. They are relating to plants as though they are their children or pets that need food for growth. [...]

2 04, 2018

A Brief History of Plant Pests

By | 2018-05-10T09:08:45+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Interior Plants, Money Tips, Pests, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Many insects affect plant health About 10,000 years ago, the last of the Pleistocene glaciers had retreated and it was the dawn of a new age for humans. Someone picked some seeds from a favorite grain plant and saved them. Then, in a favorable place where game was plentiful, this person planted these seeds. [...]

26 03, 2018

An Interior Plant Technician Explains 

By | 2018-05-10T09:10:25+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Featured Article, Interior Plants, Money Tips, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Are your Dracaena roots covered? Over the past few months, we have been jotting down questions about plant problems from plant technicians. Some of the questions couldn’t be answered with just a simple “more water, less water” or “watch for bugs” type of response. A bit more background was needed. A bit more history about [...]

19 03, 2018

Why it’s Important to Clean Tropical Plants

By | 2018-05-10T09:11:59+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article, Free Promo Article, Interior Plants, Pests, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills|0 Comments

Keep your plants looking their best Sometimes there just seems to be dust and dirt everywhere! Dusty Dracaenas, forlorn Ficus, splattered Spathiphyllum and cobwebbed Clivias. Keeping your plants clean is just as important as making sure they are properly watered. The health of the plant depends on your attention to their cleanliness. Use Your [...]