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December 29, 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
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December 27, 2018

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 A: First of all, it is propitious to assume any tree or plant is out of date or dated.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
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December 10, 2018

How to Choose the Best Office Plants for Workplace Feng Shui

Live Bamboo plants with Croton underplantings. 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
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November 26, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Need Plants in Your Office

Ponytail palm and a peace lily Most offices tend to lack any connection to nature—they are usually varying shades of beige and grey and don’t appear inviting. Simply adding plants to your office space can bring major benefits to your employees. The same is true if you’re working from a home office. Incorporating biophilic design is a sure way to enhance your work and overall health. Here are 10 reasons why you need plants in your office.   1. Plants are Pretty:   Incorporating plants
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