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5 11, 2018

Disposing of Pesticides Safely

By |2018-11-05T10:48:05+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles, Tip of the Month|0 Comments

After treating your Majesty palm, it's important to dispose of pesticides safely That darn Ficus just wouldn’t let you keep the mealy under control with hand squishing. Every week it has shed leaves and now it has stopped drinking its water. After two months, you are so tired of battling the ever growing numbers [...]

1 10, 2018

October To-Do List

By |2018-09-30T17:08:23+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Pests, Plant Technician Skills, Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Make sure your plants are getting enough sunlight in the fall months October is a great month to assess all of your accounts and make sure everything is in working order before the start of the busy holiday season. Don't be overwhelmed though, here's a quick to-do list for the month of October. Begin [...]

1 09, 2018

How to Welcome New Team Members

By |2018-09-05T12:24:36+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Plant Technician Skills, Sample Articles, Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Help new team members feel more welcome New team members have a daunting task. They need to learn where all their new accounts are located and find all the plants within that account. They need to learn all their clients' contact names and where they sit in each account. They need to learn how [...]

1 08, 2018

Tips for Grooming Cascading Plants

By |2018-08-08T11:28:36+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Cascading plants are easy to prune Has that formerly gorgeous goldfish gotten gargantuan? Is your cordatum crawling into the corridor? Is that Hoya not so bella any more? All vining plants in your care—whether newly installed or in accounts for years—need regular grooming to stay in shape, or get back in shape. If you [...]

23 07, 2018

Tips for Handling Fragile Plants

By |2018-08-03T16:52:59+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Budget & Revenue, Plant Knowledge, Plant Technician Skills, Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Dracaena Warneckii has fragile leaves You can always tell a novice plant technician by the way they handle plants. “Oops, sorry! I guess those were some leaves I heard crunching when I grabbed the plant by its sleeve.” “Oops, would you look at that! I guess it isn’t rooted well enough to carry it [...]