Tag: Atlanta Plantscapes

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

A lot of people are choosing to put plants in the home, office, or building lobbies. Some choose to leave the design process up to an interior designer, and some choose to take matters into their own hands. There is no wrong way to go about this decision process as many of us have a… Read more »

Green Roofs….Why not?

Green roofs have started to become really popular overseas, specifically in countries such as Germany, France, Austria, and Switzerland. I live in America and have started to question why I am not seeing green roofs all over the place. Green roofs do come at a higher initial price point than most building or people would… Read more »

Why choose plants?

Most people know that plants do benefit mankind while on his/her adventure to pave the world. We all see more parking lots, more roads, and well more everything as we trudge into the future. And this is exactly why we probably want to, or should want to see more plants. Interior design trends have gone… Read more »

Interior Landscape and Green Building Code

All over the country, home and business owners are starting to understand their responsibilities in building a greener, more sustainable world. The homes we live in, offices we work in and factories that make our goods are major contributors to pollution. Many standards have been developed, like the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)… Read more »

Plants Creating Their Own Light

One of the biggest concerns with using plants indoors is making sure that they get enough sunlight so that they can grow and thrive. But what about using plants that can provide their own light? Over in Europe, one Dutch scientist is gaining a lot of notoriety for being able to develop a plant tissue… Read more »

Plants – They Do the Body Good

Having plants inside an office or home just does a body good. They’re visually stimulating, sure, but they also do wonders for the body and mind. With air quality being such a high concern in our current climate, every little thing we can do to improve our own airspace, whether it be in our workplace… Read more »

Plants Glow When They’re Healthy, and You Will Too

Space exploration is generally associated with making new discoveries about space, mapping uncharted territory, and getting a closer look at the foreign. The European Space Agency (ESA) has just launched a project that is about to change that perception. They’re using space explorations to look back at the known in a much more sophisticated, holistic… Read more »

In 2014, Turn Your Workplace Into a Plant Gallery

The New Year is here and the vast majority of us are determined to make this year better than the last. Whether this deals with a job change, a relationship reconfiguration or visit back to that boarded-up home of your dreams, we will do whatever it takes to make 2014 something special. This doesn’t have… Read more »

Green is the Glue that Holds Strength Together

Look around. Are you inside? Is there a plant within eyesight? Can you smell flowers? Is the aroma sweeping into your nose and tangoing with your soul? Are you home? Are you at work? Do you feel disconnected from the outdoors? If you feel a disconnect, how can you express your love for nature? You… Read more »