Spring Equinox | In tune with the season

The spring (or vernal) equinox, is the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator, an imagined line in the sky above Earth’s equator, from south to north. It is the point when both day and night are of equal length and marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. Until the eighteenth century, the spring equinox was considered by many parts, to mark the start of the new year. This is a time when light and dark have evened out, and we rejoice at the opportunity to emerge from winter anew.

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Interior Plant Trends | 2022

Indoor gardening is incredibly popular right now, and with good reason. It is scientifically proven that plants oxygenate the air, reduce anxiety and improve attentiveness. Whether you have converted your home into a leafy green interior or your New Year’s resolution has you aspiring to cultivate your green thumb, the list below is sure to inspire and get those green juices flowing.

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Live Plants or Faux Plants? These days, it’s not an either/or situation

An update on the age old question: Live vs. Faux?
How can we improve upon nature? Live plants, more in vogue than ever, pair perfectly with seemingly any space- yet contemporary faux plants have come a very long way in recent times, and along with traditional silk flowers and plants, there are also options for preserved, dried, fabricated, even metal botanicals if you’re looking for something implied and more sculptural. Whether your space should feature live foliage or “fauxliage” comes down to your own personal needs and lifestyle. And don’t be surprised if the ideal solution is a combination of the two.
These pointers will help you to choose a plant suitable for your space:

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Plants + Retail

Effective plant design in shopping malls and retail environments have several strong functions to offer. Plantscaping can emphasize the character of the mall and help create an atmosphere that shoppers enjoy. The presence of greenery makes shopping centers more appealing to customers creating an enjoyable shopping experience. Plants are also known to reduce noise levels which can be important for busy retail destinations. From directing foot traffic to providing shoppers with an inviting place to relax between shopping visits, plants are an integral part of the selling environment.

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