Thoughts from our potting shed! Lots of past articles to read...
Christmas Tree Crisis After Long Dry Summer? 18th October 2018 David Snell from nature at Work Chooses the Best Christmas Trees for Clients
With many parts of the UK seeing very little rain for more than two months this summer, the dry weather raised serious concerns for Christmas tree growers. So the question now is “what affect has the summer drought ... Read more
How to Care for Indoor Succulents 12th October 2018 I’m often asked about indoor succulents. They are very trendy at the moment – and they are pretty easy to look after. There are a few key points that you need to remember:They do need good light, so try and put them near a window if you can. You can tell ... Read more
How contemporary planting design reinforces company branding 18th May 2018 Swindon-based Equimedia knew the importance first impressions make and needed to ensure their new offices had the right look and feel for visitors and employees alike. Nature At Work added some finishing touches with a ‘wow’ factor to bring everything together and complement their brand colours - as well as soften the working environment for staff. Read more
Started Sneezing Yet? The Best Allergy Friendly Houseplants 17th May 2018 Thousands of people suffer from hay fever at this time of year – including my wife. As soon as rapeseed flowers, she starts. Her eyes get sore and she starts sneezing. One of our Plant Technicians doesn’t like the milky sap from Ficus (fig) trees. Her skin flares up and ... Read more
Spring Indoor Plant Care: 5 Steps to Happier Houseplants 11th April 2018 It looks like a late Spring this year, with a couple of ‘Beasts from the East’ (and another one over Easter). But even if it’s still frosty where you live, the days are getting longer and this means that your houseplants are beginning to wake up from their winter dormancy. It’s ... Read more
Office Plants – 14 reasons why plants improve office life 27th February 2018 Are you sitting in a highly lit, hot, sterile office with no plants? Ask your nearest team-mates whether, given the choice, they would prefer to have some greenery. I promise you the majority would vote for office plants. Ask the decision maker in the company the same question. The answer ... Read more