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Growing Green Passes the Reins To Long-Time Employees

Growing Green, Inc., based in St. Louis, Missouri, is celebrating their 50th anniversary and is also marking a change in leadership this year. Founded by Teri Pesapane and her husband Joel in 1973, Growing Green got started after Teri was inspired by the plantscaping she noticed when visiting her family in Boston. She began selling […]

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Exploring the Biophilic Design Trend

Biophilia is the intrinsic human desire to interact with nature. Biophilic designs increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions. This concept has been around since ancient times, but the term was more recently coined in the 1980s. The popularity of biophilic designs […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Biophilic Oasis Indoors

Located in Salem, Oregon, this client wanted a biophilic oasis in the State Treasury Building for employees with hopes of creating a reflection of the country in the surrounding area. To mirror the surrounding area, murals and paintings from around the state were placed within the building since the client wanted to represent the beautiful […]

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The Ins and Outs of Interior Plantscaping

Plants have been incorporated into buildings for thousands of years, but the business of interior plantscaping really took off in the 1970s. There were two large companies, one in New York and one in Chicago, that caused the service to take off. That grew into a plant craze in the 80s where offices couldn’t get […]

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Interior Plantscaping: Living Wall Versus Moss Wall

With horizontal space being at a premium, it can be challenging to incorporate greenery into certain interior areas. However, green walls provide a bounty of benefits, including a connection with nature, sound absorption and energy efficiency. If you have interior plantscaping clients looking for a green wall for their space, they may not be aware […]

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