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AmericanHort Welcomes Kathy Fediw and David Korstad to the Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame

By | 2020-03-26T22:20:49+00:00 March 26th, 2020|

Columbus, OH – AmericanHort is pleased to announce the 2020 inductees to the AmericanHort Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame – Kathy Johnson Fediw, LEED AP ID+C, CLP, CLT and David Korstad, President of Sedgefield Interior Landscape. The AmericanHort Interior Plantscape Hall of Fame honors individuals of integrity whose personal dedication provides great leadership in [...]

Get Back to Nature

By | 2020-03-26T22:13:30+00:00 March 26th, 2020|

Could getting back to nature be the answer to remaining calm and staying positive during this unsettling time? Have you ever noticed when you feel a little low, how amazing a walk in the park, doing some gardening or having indoor plants in your workspace or home does wonders for your overall mood and [...]

President’s Message – February Issue 2020

By | 2020-01-27T16:58:18+00:00 February 1st, 2020|

Firstly I would like to wish everyone a healthy, happy and safe 2020. For those who have been affected by bushfires my heart goes out to you and I hope the recovery process is speedy. The bushfires have been horrendous. Aside from donations we all need to support those towns which have been affected [...]

Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore Financial District

By | 2020-01-27T17:19:24+00:00 January 27th, 2020|

Towering 43 storeys above Raffles Place, Singapore, Ocean Financial Centre is a commanding presence in the heart of Singapore’s financial district and the preferred address for multinational corporations. It is classed as a premium office development and was designed by world-renowned architectural firm, Pelli Clarke Pelli. You can take in the spectacular views of [...]

14 Patterns of Biophilic Design

By | 2020-01-27T17:06:40+00:00 January 27th, 2020|

If you are looking for a practical guide to help you incorporate Biophilic design into your next project, Terrapin Bright Green’s 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design may just fit the bill. Terrapin Bright Green is an environmental consulting and strategic planning firm based in northern America with experience integrating Biophilic design into hospitality, residential [...]

President’s Message – December issue

By | 2019-11-26T16:19:52+00:00 December 1st, 2019|

I have been speaking with some of our members recently and find it encouraging to hear how busy so many of you currently are in the lead up to Christmas.  There are so many opportunities that you can take advantage of including sprucing up existing contracts and offering living seasonal decorations. Your board has [...]

Take a leaf out of these three books!

By | 2019-11-26T16:43:22+00:00 November 26th, 2019|

I popped into my local book shop to pick up yet another gardening and horticultural text that I had ordered. I joked to the shop assistant that I was starting to buy more plant books than actual plants. That comment got me thinking: “Which of those many books I have purchased would I actually [...]

President’s message – November issue

By | 2019-10-24T14:07:32+00:00 November 1st, 2019|

Recently the Australian Institute of Horticulture and Therapeutic Landscape Association held their conferences in Perth. They had a great lineup of speakers covering a range of topics that would have been of great interest to IPA members. It’s worth attending these conferences as the topics covered are relevant to all aspects of horticulture. Adaptable ideas spring [...]

Welcome Back to Returning and New Member

By | 2019-10-28T15:49:23+00:00 October 24th, 2019|

Welcome back to Brendon Drysdale and his team from Lease-A-Leaf, Terry Hills NSW. Lease-A-Leaf were members back in 2010. They resigned for a couple years and recently decided to renew their membership. Lease-A-Leaf is one of Sydney’s leading plant hire specialist for over 30 years and have been beautifying and supplying stunning foliage for [...]