Do you know how to clean your terra cotta planters? Happy 2019 Everyone! It's time to tackle new projects and really get your accounts in order. Some much needed cleaning is a good place to ensure everything looks its best for 2019. Sometimes there just seems to be dirt and grime everywhere! We’re talking [...]
Even your holiday trees need to be monitored carefully for water stress Have you been suspecting someone else has been watering the plants in your accounts because they are wet when you arrive to service them? Have you been curious as to why it is that you are only using one water machine to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
To avoid spreading insects in an account, service the troublesome area last. Even though you clean your scissors and wash your hands, it’s never enough. That insect could be hiding in your apron pocket!