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Air Plants: What are they and how do they survive?

Air Plants: What are they and how do they survive?   Air plants, otherwise known as Tillandsia, are native plants to the southern United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and have the ability to thrive in the warm temperatures, despite neglect. With over 650 types of Tillandsia, these...

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What Determines Flower Color and Fragrance?

What Determines Flower Color and Fragrance? The attractive smells and colors of flowers make a room come alive and an event extra special. But, have you ever stopped to think about how flowers get their color and fragrance? Even the smallest of flowers have intricate internal systems that create...

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Coffee Grounds in Plants – Yes, it works!

Image courtesy of www.drinksfeed.com There’s a new trend on the caffeine curve, and it isn’t pumpkin spice: It’s using coffee grounds around your garden for amazing results! Who would have thought? A quick Internet search for “coffee grounds + plants” will gather close to 4 million results, with consistent...

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From the Nursery to Your Business

Understanding where our tropical plants come from is extremely important when we re-home them into your environment. Greenhouses and nurseries use many techniques to ensure quick lush growth. Once placed in its new environment, it is critical that the plant is cared for correctly to maintain a healthy appearance....

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Unique Plants offered by PLANTation Services

While many people enjoy the tried-and-true houseplants they know, using unique plants is an easy way to enliven your environment. At PLANTation Services, we create environments that are both comfortable and welcoming. Sometimes that means creating a plantscape with familiar friends like dracaena, pothos and peace lily. On the...

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Plants in Hospitality Settings

A wide variety of plants have been used for multiple benefits in hospitality settings for centuries. What most don’t realize is that there is scientific data that proves why plants and such tactics are crucial to the hospitality industry’s vitality. Wyndham Hotel, client in North Little Rock Plants in...

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Horticulture Therapy: An Ancient Treatment Stands the Test of Time

Cultivating plants can make you feel better. For centuries, horticulture has been recognized for its therapeutic effects. The American Horticulture Therapy Association traces the history of this organic treatment back to ancient Egypt where physicians prescribed garden walks for those suffering from “mental disturbance.” The healing power of plants...

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Allergy-Free Indoor Plants

In most industrialized nations, such as the U.S., we spend as much as 80 to 90 percent of our time indoors. While air pollution and allergens are typically associated with an outdoor environment, they can easily infiltrate your home or business leaving you with irritating particles in the air....

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Celebrating work of the Green Team

Commonly a Japanese holiday, Greenery Day was originally created to celebrate one’s appreciation for nature. Although Greenery Day was recently celebrated, the Green Team at PLANTation Services appreciates nature every day, and we love to share this passion with our clients through our creative and vibrant installations. The installation...

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