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So far Interior Plantscape Association has created 26 blog entries.

Presidents Message

By | 2022-05-24T15:44:28+10:00 May 27th, 2022|

Hi to all IPA members! It is a great time for indoor plants, offices are filling back up, the phone is ringing with quotes and life seems to be getting back to the new normal. A few updates regarding your Industry Association – IPA. We have officially announced the 2022 IPA Industry Awards to celebrate [...]

Interior Plantscape Association Pilot –“Indoor Plant Technician” Workshop

By | 2022-05-10T15:42:27+10:00 May 16th, 2022|

On a perfect Melbourne Spring afternoon, Victorian IPA members gathered for the pilot of Graeme Reid’s ‘Indoor Plant Technician’ workshop - free to member’s event. Hosted by indoor and outdoor plant supplier LandscapeLink the workshop was a casual and social event as well as informative for participants and a learning curve for IPA. Kevin and [...]

“Like an unpredictable cyclone”

By | 2022-05-09T14:54:22+10:00 March 1st, 2022|

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the intense weather smashing the State's south east is "like an unpredictable cyclone". "No one expected this rain bomb to be sitting over the south east of our State for such a long period of time," she said. A BoM spokeswoman said the main focus of the storms had been [...]

Refresh what Healthy Client Interactions looks like in 2022

By | 2022-02-08T14:53:34+10:00 February 8th, 2022|

To survive today small, medium or large businesses have to be flexible, adaptable and above all provide superior service. When you exceed clients' expectations, they are likely to tell their colleagues, friends, family and followers about your business. And when you go the extra mile, such as by offering to replace the plants if a [...]

Christmas Elves – Are you ready?

By | 2021-11-22T14:29:49+10:00 December 1st, 2021|

With Christmas fast approaching, you will certainly be thinking about how you are going to decorate your client’s office space and Christmas events.  The artificial Christmas tree, with the same decorations you had last year, might not be so appealing this year Not all of your Christmas decorations need to be in the traditional reds [...]

Green Star Guide for Interior Plantscapers

By | 2021-11-22T14:13:09+10:00 December 1st, 2021|

Photo credit ISPT Super Property – 1 William Street Brisbane Green Star – Interiors rates the sustainable design and construction of any building fitout works. The Interiors rating tool aims to assist clients and project teams to objectively rate their projects, and achieve sustainability goals. The tool encourages a new approach to designing and constructing [...]

Employee Health and Wellness – Biophilic Design!

By | 2021-11-16T16:03:04+10:00 November 16th, 2021|

Photo credit – Custom Tropical Qld 2020 – 2021 has certainly been turbulent for many industries. And as we are seeing throughout Australia, many offices are continuing to operate with a work-from-home option. However, with the nation continuing to increase in numbers of COVID-19 vaccines businesses are slowly allowing employees back into the office. With [...]

Indoor Plants and Pets – How to keep your cute companions safe!

By | 2021-11-08T15:09:16+10:00 November 8th, 2021|

Indoor plants are the perfect addition to any home or work environment. Why? Because they not only look amazing there are many proven scientific health benefits; 🌿 Indoor Plants Improve air quality They are natural air-filters! Plants absorb harmful toxins in the air while releasing oxygen into the home or work environment. 🌿 Reduces Stress [...]

Growing Native Plants – Indoors!

By | 2021-10-20T16:21:33+10:00 November 1st, 2021|

What would I give to get my hands on this book? Reading books is not a novel idea, and despite the advent of the digital era, this pastime will not pass any time soon. Whilst researching for an article about growing bush tucker plants indoors recently, I was reminded that I have yet to succeed [...]

4 Quick Tips: How to Promote Indoor Plants to Interior and Architect Designers

By | 2021-10-20T16:16:27+10:00 November 1st, 2021|

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 members supply and maintain them’! Feedback often received [...]