Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

We write a lot about the positive benefits that workplace plants can have on reducing employee stress levels, in fact we have entire sections of our website dedicated to the subject. But we have to accept that stress is an issue that can divide opinion, and we have to...
A View from the Marsh

A View from the Marsh

Let’s not beat around the bush, January can be a bit of a rotten old month, the excesses of Christmas are over and for most of us, it’s back to work, and the thought of paying the bills caused by the excesses of Christmas! But wait, what’s this? As ever, nature has...
The Tender Process

The Tender Process

As with many businesses, we are often asked to apply for contracts via a formal tender process, this system used to be almost exclusively the preserve of larger companies with considered and very well-defined, procurement policies. However, we are seeing more and more...
Another year, another industry awards ceremony

Another year, another industry awards ceremony

Recently, we attended the Plants at Work, Leaf Awards, a ceremony that recognises the finest work from designer and maintenance teams from across the UK. The event is like the Oscars of our industry, with a couple of major differences, nobody misbehaved, the master of...
In Praise of The Bay Leaf

In Praise of The Bay Leaf

Any chef, or cook will tell you that a couple of bay leaves are absolutely essential for stews, sauces and casseroles, but it is extremely rare to find a single person that can tell you what they actually taste of. Of course, you will get lots of comments like ‘depth...