Plant Tips and Tricks

Bring your office to your life

Good office plant maintenance can make the difference between a lush, vibrant office space, and a depressing work area with dead plants and crispy leaves. Having healthy plants in the office common areas can boost employee morale and create a calming environment.

Good Water Makes for a Healthy Plant

Often times plants are sensitive to the water that we drink because of the chlorine levels. If tap water is your best option, allow a container of water to sit overnight and allow the chlorine gasses to dissipate. Collecting rain water or melted snow is also an effective method of providing your plant with natural water.

Know the Temperature and Ventilation

When you have your plants in an office setting it is crucial to be aware of the temperature of the room in which the plant is located.  The ideal temperature for an indoor plant is between 60 and 75 degrees F. It is key to keep your plant away from hot or cold drafts, and warm appliances. It is important to have good ventilation for your plant too. If your room’s ventilation is lacking, a small fan set on low is all your plant needs.

Identifying Plant Problems

Weak growth and pale foliage are both signs of too much light, lack of fertilizer, or problems with a plant’s roots. If you notice any of these problems, there are simple solutions that could be very helpful.

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