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Extracts from an article: Make buildings safer stop sanitising them

By | 2021-01-29T15:35:35+10:00 January 28th, 2021|

Make buildings safe: stop sanitising them Written by Caroline Winter in the Financial Review and Bloomberg Businessweek Extracts from the article:  ’We have done ourselves no favours by excluding nature from the built environment. Efforts are afoot to reverse the trend.’ Four years ago, a doctoral student in architecture asked Luke Leung to help him [...]

Presidents Message – December issue

By | 2020-11-28T02:16:26+10:00 December 1st, 2020|

Merry Christmas to all After what has been a very different year for everyone, I sincerely hope you all manage to enjoy some time with family and friends over the festive season. It would seem that some interior plantscapers have had a different experience to others working in the horticultural industry. While the consumer [...]

The Rise of Biophilic – or nature friendly – Cities

By | 2020-11-28T02:35:01+10:00 November 28th, 2020|

If you’ve never heard of a Biophilic city before, if you haven’t you probably will soon — there’s a growing movement emerging globally. So what is a Biophilic City? These are Cities that aspire to be richer in nature within their unique and diverse environments and where the planning and design abundantly incorporate the natural [...]

Indoor Plants for a Magical Christmas

By | 2020-11-28T02:27:42+10:00 November 28th, 2020|

‘Nothing beats the enjoyment of decorating your home or office for the festive season, ‘one of our amazing experts shared. Putting up decorations, stringing Christmas lights inside and out and breathing Christmas cheer by adding potted delights adds character to your Christmas decorations. Moore Lanscapers Northbrook IL USA With Christmas fast approaching, [...]

Wallbots … coming to a green wall near you … soon?

By | 2020-10-28T02:12:55+10:00 October 28th, 2020|

Just when you think you have seen everything, along comes a world-first ‘ladybird’ designed to maintain green walls. However, this is no ordinary ladybird! It is a Wallbot. The Wallbot’s red and black aesthete combined with its dome-shaped shell was inspired by the form of a ladybug (Image: UTS) Professor Sara Wilkinson, [...]

Covid-19 Melbourne Style

By | 2020-10-28T02:12:43+10:00 October 28th, 2020|

As 1st July approached and talk was centered around offices and businesses reopening, things in Melbourne were pretty much the same as the rest of Australian for Interior Plantscapers. Empty shops - Victoria Many clients had cancelled, some had shut us out of their offices, plant losses in cold and dark offices [...]

Presidents’ Message – October 2020

By | 2020-09-23T16:24:03+10:00 October 1st, 2020|

Tune in to social media to see what’s trending If you want to find out what the latest trends are then it seems Instagram just might give you the answers. According to Google data the top ten ‘Instagrammed’ horticultural posts suggests a whopping 39% increase in global online searches for gardening information. Of the [...]

Five Reasons You Need Office Plants… Now More Than Ever

By | 2020-09-23T17:17:45+10:00 September 23rd, 2020|

Written by: Green Design Indoor Plant Hire – NSW Incorporating natural elements into your office or home satisfies our Biophilic needs. No, it is not a disease. It’s our natural affinity to want to be around nature. Some of the ways we include this is by opening views to natural landscapes or using water [...]

Sustaining Employee Engagement During and Beyond COVID

By | 2020-09-23T16:29:01+10:00 September 23rd, 2020|

Major disruptions to business operations continues as COVID lingers. Business owners and employees are unsettled and uncertain as both work and life balance has been hit of course. Some employees are not only feeling stressed, exhausted and disconnected, they also juggle looking after children and other family and health issues while clearly demonstrating commitment [...]