Plantscaping is an extraordinary science and art whose goal is to contribute to the usefulness and beauty of a space to make it more livable and attractive. And if this space is used for your business, plantscaping can have a positive impact on your brand image, including the health and general satisfaction of your customers and workforce.
Generally, your plantscaper would be a specialist who handles the entire process, from interior and exterior plant design to installation to maintenance. This project requires site analysis that helps put the right plants where they should be.
Plantscape designers have to be well-versed in 2D design principles in line with the usual art school foundational studies. They select from a whole range of plant materials and containers to make various distinctive designs. Armed with pro horticultural knowledge, these designers make plant selections based on several factors, such as soil, light and moisture conditions, on top of ease of installation and care.
Transforming Commercial Facilities
Unlike architects and interior designers, plantscapers also work with plants as part of traffic flow management in both commercial and residential spaces. Plantings can enhance the appearance of large entryways, for example, relax tight corners or serve as divisions in a large space. With a successful planting project, any area can look more desirable “people-oriented.”
Interior plantscaping designers are pros when it comes to choosing and sourcing horticultural material that will survive in even the most unnatural indoor conditions. In general, though the plants are probably tropical, they are selected based on their ability to hold out through the low light and low humidity conditions typical of commercial buildings.
Plantscaping Success Beyond Installation
This is how plantscaping technicians can prove indispensable. They have expert knowledge in all things related to plants, such as their growth patterns, their reaction to adversities, and so on. Plantscaping techs are your contractor’s main guys when it comes to carrying out your program (weekly pruning, watering, fertilizing, etc.)
No matter the weather, event or activity, these technicians ensure that plant installations stay fresh and healthy from day to day. Usually, this will also include rotating replacements for more delicate or colorful flowering plants, a service called “bloom rotation.
Importance of Exterior Plantscaping
All design and horticultural issues are applicable to exterior plantscaping too. However, outdoors, the preparation done to make a planting bed or container that is supposed to support the plants, can play a vital role in whether a design will be a success or a failure. Plantscaping experts have access to industrial grade containers that are mainly intended for commercial usage. Generally, this means options of shapes and sizes, as well as lighter weight colorfast materials that are not always available to typical home gardeners.