Monthly Archives: August 2014

Plants Glow in the Dark

You may typically think of indoor plants as nice decorations to have around your home or office. However, in addition to the wealth of benefits that they currently offer, new research is going towards making plants even more useful than before. In fact, a new startup company called Glowing Plant is making great strides towards… Read more »

Bacteria and Plants

Scientists have made a surprising discovery that one of the most important chemical pathways used by plants is made possible by two different groups of bacteria. This is unusual because all of the other pathways used by plants are based on fungi and cyanobacteria. Researchers have been eager to learn more about this particular pathway… Read more »

Indoor Air Quality

Here at Foliage Design Systems Atlanta, we’re well aware that our work is about much more than building a pleasing indoor area, although that is certainly a major reason why people pay for our services. The last few weeks of summer are a prime time to finalize the plan on your interior garden designs before… Read more »

Hacking Genes in Plants

Farming has largely been about how well you can manipulate your own crop. Whether it is through the seeds or the way you breed your foliage from one generation to the next. You are able to manipulate a plant’s genes over generations; essentially domesticating the plants. But recently we’ve seen a jump in the way… Read more »