Indoor Ferns: Care and Common Types

Ferns can be tricky interior plants to take care of, so we whipped up a cheat sheet for all those struggling to keep their ferns full. Nobody knows ferns better than our expert plant technicians at Plantopia. Whether it be the Bird's Nest, Kangaroo Paw, or Button Fern, we know them all. Want some fresh [...]

By |2019-04-09T08:48:43-07:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

Bromeliads Blooms

Bromeliads Bromeliads are having their time in the plant spotlight lately; there are so many great new varieties showing up for interiorscape use. This is likely due to the fact that there are so many choices. Bromeliad blooms come in a variety of colors and styles, for every design theme you can imagine. It’s [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:33:54-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Bromeliads Blooms

Blooms: Our Top 3 Favorites

The Goldfish Plant Goldfish plant bloom Their decorative one-inch puffy flowers, with a pinched closed tip, appear from leaf axils and are a flower fancier’s delight. Typically goldfish have a summertime flowering season indoors but given enough warmth and humidity they can bloom year-round indoors. Nematanthus look their best when permitted to trail [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:34:31-07:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Blooms: Our Top 3 Favorites

Spring To-Do List

It is spring at last! This is one of the busiest times for us Plant Technicians, and writing a to-do list can help up keep track of it all. So what's on the agenda for Plantopia's technicians? Increase watering as the season changes and temperatures rise. Check seasonal flowers every Monday morning, especially for the [...]

By |2019-03-18T16:16:27-07:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Spring To-Do List

7 Reasons to Use a Plant Service

Why do you even need a plant service? Anybody can water plants, can't they? What’s wrong with fake plants? A plant service guarantees satisfaction for the design, installation and service. Using live plants indoors expands your bottom line by improving morale and productivity. It has been shown that companies have less absenteeism when live plants [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:35:34-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Reasons to Use a Plant Service

Chamaedorea falcifera

Kentia Palm - another Hawaiian native palm Palms, in general, are ancient tropical and subtropical plants that are graceful symbols of the warm regions of the world. Chamaedorea is a genus of 107 species of palms, native to subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas. They are small palms and grow naturally in [...]

By |2019-03-05T16:58:21-08:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Chamaedorea falcifera

An Interior Plant Technician Explains 

Some interior plant questions couldn’t be answered with just a simple “more water, less water” or “watch for bugs” type of response. Sometimes we need more background, we need to consider the history of the plant. Here are a few of the questions that come up pretty regularly, yet are difficult to diagnose at first. [...]

By |2019-03-02T12:55:32-08:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on An Interior Plant Technician Explains 

Plant Pruning: A How To

Pruning leaves helps your plants thrive Plants in the interiorscape can live long healthy lives when they are maintained properly. In addition to basic maintenance procedures, plants will last longer and keep their youthful shape when the technician uses pinching plant pruning techniques. Dead branches, thinning canes and bare trunks can all be [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:48:12-08:00February 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Plant Pruning: A How To

5 Friendly Office Plants For Your Desk

Our Top 5 Fav Desk Office Plants Add some color and fresh air to your space with these friendly office plants! Snake Plant Also called "mother-in-law's tongue", the Sansevieria trifasciata are tough, thick-leaved, hardy plants. They prefer low-light, and are very difficult to kill, making them ideal for the office worker with a black thumb.     [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:43:53-08:00January 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Friendly Office Plants For Your Desk

4 Houseplants for Your Home

We love houseplants! A few well-placed houseplants will brighten your space, improve air quality, reduce stress and create a wonderful, tranquil energy in your home. There are many interior plants to choose from, so finding the perfect one that complements your home’s style is easy. Where should you start? It’s important to consider factors like [...]

By |2018-11-07T07:42:06-08:00August 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Houseplants for Your Home
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