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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, [...]

Eco Organic Garden

By | 2019-02-26T19:19:05+00:00 January 24th, 2019|

Organic Crop Protectants (OCP) have been leading the way in organic horticultural solutions since 1991. Their prize pack is valued at $145 and contains the following products from their popular eco-organic garden range: eco-oil, eco-neem, eco-fungicide, eco-aminogro, eco- seaweed, eco-hydrate and Slasher Organic Weedkiller. Learn more about the range at www.ecoorganicgarden.com.au. Pack consists [...]

Facebook: More useful than you think!

By | 2019-01-24T17:15:40+00:00 January 24th, 2019|

Are you the sort of person who usually avoids social media thinking it useless fluff? Well, think again! There is a myriad of Facebook groups and pages that you as an interior plantscaper may find more than helpful. Here I share some of my personal favourites. Seeking advice on a plant’s cultivation and [...]