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So far Interior Plantscape Association has created 22 blog entries.

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 [...]

Design Tips for Blending the Indoors with the Outdoors

By | 2021-11-16T16:04:46+10:00 October 1st, 2021|

Many of our members design, construct and maintain both interior and exterior plantscapes. Connecting these two spaces can be a challenge. The following tips may help you when working with architects and interior designers to ensure that the indoors blend successfully with the outdoors. Provide a Transition Zone An online webinar jointly hosted webinar by [...]

Why we love Social Media (and you should too!!)

By | 2021-08-26T16:44:44+10:00 September 1st, 2021|

In a few clicks, you can start connecting and growing your business. Yet, I can hear you say YES BUT…’That takes time and we don’t have any spare time in our day to worry about Social Media!’ Unfortunately, whether we like it or not social media is here to stay! But few plantscapers are on [...]

Indoor Green – The Scoop on Palm Trees!

By | 2021-08-26T16:44:35+10:00 September 1st, 2021|

When is a tree not a tree? When it is a palm tree! Despite appearances and name, the biology of palm trees is sufficiently different from its woody counterparts. Interior plantscapers seeking to establish palm trees indoors should be familiar with these differences if their palms are to thrive. The Arecaceae, or palm family, is [...]