Archive for December 2018

Why you should buy holiday décor for your office building in January

Like all who decorate for the holiday season, business and building owners often wait until well into the year to consider their holiday displays. It may not be obvious that the global holiday décor supply chain follows an annual import calendar. It starts in January for the holiday to come. Trees with ornament high density make an impact. That’s why pre-ordering décor in the first quarter of the year guarantees style selections and saves several layers of costs that would otherwise be added by importers who speculate on styles and warehouse the goods domestically. Understanding the cycle also makes the…

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Ficus Myths Debunked

Some people love the trees and others dislike them, especially those that haven’t been sufficiently maintained over the years. In our Q&A we ask Larry Pliska, Planterra’s founder, about the issues, concerns and myths surrounding ficus trees. Q: Are Ficus trees dated relics of the 70s and 80s? A: First of all, it is propitious to assume any tree or plant is out of date or dated. While plants and some varieties of plants are popular during certain eras, it is important to recognize that a plant is a natural, living, breathing organism that evolved over millions of years. Just…

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How to Choose the Best Office Plants for Workplace Feng Shui

These masters studied hundreds of homes to see if there was a formula that, with proper placement, created either success and harmony or distress and struggle for the homeowners and their families. Using methods taught by the great masters, Feng Shui can be used in a business environment and have the same positive outcome as when it is used in a home. The Bagua Chart A feng shui Bagua Chart was created to display how to best use the elements of feng shui. The Bagua Chart is a rectangular key that is divided into nine sections. By standing in front…

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