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4 tips on how to promote indoor plants to interior and architect designers

By | 2019-04-24T20:54:16+00:00 April 24th, 2019|

Imagine integrating indoor plants into every interior or architectural designer’s whole concept, just like carpet, furniture, lighting and workstations. Interior Plantscape Association (IPA) is working hard every day to achieve our vision that every corporate building designers include interior plants in their overall design and have IPA plantscapers supply and maintain them! Feedback often received [...]

President’s Message (April 2019)

By | 2019-03-27T14:40:32+00:00 March 31st, 2019|

Recently we received a copy of an article printed in the South Australian newspaper, The Advertiser, about government departments wasting taxpayer’s money on fitting out their offices with indoor plants. As your President, I responded on behalf of IPA immediately sending a letter to the journalist who wrote the article. Click here to see [...]

What is Industry Accreditation?

By | 2019-03-27T17:18:39+00:00 March 27th, 2019|

What is Industry Accreditation? Industry accreditation is a form of industry self-regulation. Through significant consultation and review, industry sets what they believe are the skill levels, qualifications, systems, procedures and experience that a business or individual within an industry should have to enable them to operate to an acceptable industry standard and preferably to [...]

President’s Message (March 2019)

By | 2019-02-26T19:09:28+00:00 March 1st, 2019|

An enormous thank you must go to past President, Arthur Stacey. Arthur’s dedication to the industry goes back many years, in fact decades. Arthur was a founding member of NIPA (National Interior Plantscaping Association) and was the President for several years in the early 2000’s. He has been on the Executive board for more [...]

A brief foray into the Florida tropics

By | 2019-02-26T19:30:07+00:00 February 26th, 2019|

Just what are the Americans up to now? To find out, we take a quick look at some of the indoor plants and products featured at the 2019 Tropical Plant International Expo held in Florida in January.   Over 6,000 people attended the 2019 Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE), hosted by the Florida Nursery [...]

Yates Top 50 Indoor Plants And How Not To Kill Them!

By | 2019-02-26T19:19:22+00:00 January 24th, 2019|

The top 50 indoor houseplants for Australia and New Zealand — what's best and how to keep them healthy. Bring the outdoors in and breathe new life to your home with plants! House plants are well and truly back on trend — they instantly lift an area, make a room feel fresh and welcoming, [...]