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Indoor Plants to Help Increase Productivity and Positivity

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In addition to being a bright and colourful addition to the workplace, numerous studies have proven the benefits of having indoor plants in the office. From improving your mental health and wellbeing to purifying the air, the advantages of indoor greenery are endless. Considering many of us spend at least a third of each…


For your Home: the Top 10 Vertical Garden Ideas You Need to See

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Vertical gardening is becoming more and more popular throughout the world, especially in cities, where a lack of living space means that people have to get creative with the space they have. You could always buy a few basic tools to help you with building your own vertical garden systems…


Make A Lasting Impression With Office Plants!

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Many scientific studies have shown that indoor plants can substantially improve the environment around them. Research on the impact that plants have on air quality has made it clear that indoor plants have a positive effect on our physical well-being and leading experts believe they also have much to offer…


How We Bring Your Office Garden Indoors!

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We all know how much better we feel when we’ve spent time outdoors. Being amongst the soothing colours of nature reduces stress levels and brings a spring to our step. But what if you could replicate this with indoor plants for the office? An indoor garden gives your working environment…


Welcoming Back Your Employees With Plants!

Think about how you felt about your first day back at school after the Christmas break when you were younger. You were excited to see your friends, teachers, get back to a routine and talk for hours about your New Year’s Eve celebration and holidays with your family. The anticipation…


How To Feng Shui Your Home Office With Plants

In ancient Chinese, it is believed that arranging physical objects around your environment can attract positive energy. This practice is referred to as Feng Shui and is built on the idea that the things within an individual’s surrounding environment tend to affect their inner life. In feng shui, the practice…


How We Choose The Perfect Pot For Your Office Plants

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At The Plant Man, we specialise in designing, installing and maintaining indoor plants to enhance your office environment, making it a joy to come to work. Part of the exciting process of choosing your display involves selecting the perfect indoor plant pots to show them off to their best advantage…


The Best Office Plants For Your Workplace

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Looking for an effective way to transform your office space? Add some indoor plants. Not only will they look great, they will also help improve air quality, enhance wellbeing and spruce up your environment, making it a pleasure to work in. We take the hard work out of choosing from the…


The Father of Vertical Gardens

Vertical gardening has been around for a while. From the ancient wonder of the world that was the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, to English manor houses covered in ivy and other climbing plants, people have enhanced their outdoor living space by growing plants upwards for thousands of years. The Origin…


Do Indoor Plants Make You Feel Better?

Have you been feeling a little down in the dumps lately? Maybe you’re tired because you’ve not been sleeping well, or you’re just in a low mood and can’t quite put your finger on the reason why. There are many things you can do to boost your mood – eating…


Do plants increase workplace productivity?

Everybody wants to increase productivity in the workplace. You’ve probably tried all sorts of tricks to being more productive, from the Pomodoro technique to playing classical music. But have you tried something as simple as putting a plant on your desk? There’s a huge amount of evidence that bringing nature…


Can Indoor Plants Really Purify the Air?

When we think about air pollution these days in Sydney, we usually picture smoke and fumes from bush fires, vehicles and industry, rather than the air inside. However, depending on where you live and work, the air you breathe in your home or office could be dirtier than the air…


Benefits of having plants within your office?

Your office environment has a big impact on your productivity, stress levels, and creativity. If you’ve decided to give your office a bit of a revamp, you may have considered painting the walls a different colour, investing in some ergonomic office furniture, and putting some inspiring artwork on display. But…


Why You Should Have Plants in an Open Plan Office

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Offices have never been the most exciting places in the world. They can be grey, sterile, noisy and stifling places. In an open office especially, between the stress of being surrounded by people and having to focus on ones work, it can be really difficult to find the kind of…


How to choose the best floor plant for your office

The pot plant is a fantastic choice as a floor ornament for offices, gracing indoor spaces for centuries they are a timeless classic that can turn an unassuming corner green and vibrant or create an impressive promenade for potential clients to appreciate. More than anything they are flexible, able to…


The Golden Rules of Plantscaping

Creating intimate spaces, revitalising bare all-too-artificial environments and bringing the refreshing atmosphere of the outdoors inside is what Plantscaping is all about. It is the art of curating the right plants, choosing the species, colour, pot and design, to add natural style and visual layers to your man-made structure. Good…


Is Buying or Hiring Plants Right for your Office?

Deciding to bring plants into the office is the first step to a healthier, more vibrant working environment. Humans are designed to live surrounded by the natural world and bringing that indoors is a quick way to relieve stress, manage well-being and clear some of the toxins that tend to…


Top Five Vertical Garden Alternatives

Vertical gardens are all the rage at the moment, whether you're in a newly designed office or an old one the chances are there's a wall or a space that could house a Vertical Garden. They're a beautiful feature in any office or home and really give a space that…


Top 5 plants to go in planter boxes on the top of storage units.

More and more businesses we are working with want to use planter boxes on top of storage units in their offices, they're a great way to brighten up boring functional pieces of furniture (and they do a great job stopping office clutter being thrown on top of them). We’ve selected…


Our Favourite Plants – Dracena Marginata

The Dracaena Marginata is a member of the ancient dragon tree family of plants and is found growing wild in Mauritius. We love these plants particularly the elegant long leaves leaves. It's a fairly slow growing plant, eventually reaching about 3 to 4 metres tall, in nature or large enough pot.…


Our Favourite Plants – Happy Plant

The botanical name for the Happy Plant is Dracaena massangeana, and it's also known as the Corn Plant. These plants are adaptable and will grow in almost any kind of soil. However, they grow best in rich organic soil where they will constantly produce new shoots and fragrant flowers. Happy…


Plant Of The Month – March – Dracaena Janet Craig

Not only does this plant look fantastic but it’s also got a great name, Janet Craig. It’s one of the few plants that have taken on the name of a cultivar as a common name. NASA lists Dracaena Janet Craig Houseplants as excellent Clean Air Plants, helping eliminate harmful toxins…


Plant Of The Month – February – The Dragon Tree

The Dragon Tree aka Dracena Marginata is one of the easiest indoor plants to grow and maintain, they can get pretty big (6ft) so look fantastic, but they’re pretty slow growing. The Dracena Marginata features on the NASA Clean Air Study and is listed as a plant that reduces Benzene, Formaldehyde, Xylene…


Plant Of The Month – January – The Chinese Evergreen

The Aglaonema, also known as The Chinese Evergreen is one of the most commonly used interior plants. It’s easy to look after and can survive with relatively low exposure to light. We’re big fans of the spectacular Red Aglaonema pictured above. Hints for a healthy Aglaonema. These guys are great…

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