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Bringing plants inside has been done throughout the ages, but interior plantscapers are constantly faced with different clients in different spaces with different needs. Perhaps if Corporate America had a few more office plants, they'd be a little happier and more productive? Our thoughts exactly. Resources for plantscapers include everything from technical training and advice to how to sell amazing projects with undeniable benefits.

AmericanHort Contributor July 03 2014



Vicky Cate, Founder & Owner
San Diego, California


Tell us a little bit of Evergreen Interior's background and history.
I founded Eve...

AmericanHort Contributor April 29 2014

By Bridget White

Foliage plants have long been an industry and consumer favorite, even before the back-to-earth, back-to-nature movement of the 1970s. Documentation shows that Florida growers have cultivated Boston fern since 1912, heartleaf philodendron vine since 1928, and rubber plant since the 1930s. Now, the U.S. market for foliage plants exceeds $600 million and remains one...

AmericanHort Contributor April 10 2014

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in I-Plants Magazine. For past issues and more information go to www.InteriorscapeConsultant.com/magazines

The film “The Right Stuff” begins in 1947 at Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air force Base), where test p...

AmericanHort Contributor April 10 2014

It’s amazing how insects and mites always seem to find their way to the plants in the interiorscape. Often these pests have not found their way in, but rather have been brought in on new plant material or carried around by people. This is why it is essential to inspect new plants from top to bottom before installing them.

There are four ways to deal with pests in the interi...

AmericanHort Contributor March 07 2014

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in January 2014 I-Plants magazine, compliments of Kathy Fediw

For many interiorscapers, the Tropical Plant Industry Expo has become an annual event, a chance to get away after the busy holidays and enjoy some Florida sunshine while catching up with old friends and suppliers. Other events throughout the year, inclu...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

WASHINGTON, DC - November 8, 2011-The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) awarded the 2011 Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship of $1,500 to Jason Lattier of North Carolina State University, graduate student. Mr. Lattier graduated from college with Bachelor of Science degrees in botany and horticulture from North Carolina Statue University. Currently, he is studying to receive his Master...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

HRI funded the following research conducted in 2006 and 2007 by Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer of the Department of Entomology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. HRI support to date has totaled $32,000. The research results indicate that dispersible formulations have great potential for disrupting mating of the oriental beetle. Research results also show promise for applying the methods in ot...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

HRI’s “Chicken feather in every nursery container” research project with the USDA Agricultural Research Service took another step forward recently with the hiring of a Post-Doctoral researcher to support the development effort. Following a national search, HRI has hired Dr. Masud S. Huda to work with Dr. Walter Schmidt, ARS research scientist at in the Environmental Management and By-Products U...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

Washington, D.C.- The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research division of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), has awarded the 2007 - Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship of $2,000 to Thomas N. Saunders, Jr. of Piney River, VA.

Thomas Saunders, Jr. is a senior at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) where...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

Washington, D.C. - The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research division of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), has awarded the 2006 - $2,000 Spring Meadow Scholarship to Skyler C. Westergard.

Westergard is enrolled at Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho. Westergard is majoring in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Design/Build and...

How do you communicate the ROI of investing in biophilic design to your clients? How do you talk about your services and fees? What’s the value of broadening your design identity into a brand that includes science? How do you develop relationships with other building professionals and become part of an interdisciplinary team? How do you nurture an internship program?

 

Take 20 minutes to learn some tips and tricks that take some stress out of poinsettia season from interior plantscaper, Vicky Cate, Evergreen Interiors.

Presented on October 17, 2018

Are your clients asking about moss walls? As awareness has grown, there has been an increased demand for moss walls in interiors. In this webinar you will learn basic moss wall considerations and techniques from Joe Zazzera, who has been building and installing moss walls for seven years. Learn about types of moss, adhesion, and framing as well as how to sell and pricing basics.

What’s eating your plants? Find out how to look for and identify the most common pests on indoor plants, plus a few rarities that can wreak havoc on your plants. You’ll see what these mites, insects, and other pests look like in real life – and up close under a magnifying glass or microscope. Learn where to look, which plants are most prone, the environmental conditions that c...

It’s the middle of winter, so how do I keep my plants and my clients happy? Join Vicky Cate to discover some very simple tricks that will make your clients think you are a magician and the most helpful person they know! You’ll learn how to keep a smile on your and your client’s face and how to keep your plants happy too!