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Giving the Gift of Green for the Holidays

Posted: December 20, 2017 |

Don’t know what gift to get for that hard to shop for friend or family member? Forgo the easy gift card and bring a bit of the outdoors inside year-round and give the gift that keeps on giving – plants!

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Do You Know Your Poinsettias?

Posted: November 27, 2017 |

Do You Know Your Poinsettias?

 

Attention-grabbing poinsettias evoke childhood memories like time off school, gift exchanges, and shopping trips and, maybe, the Radio City Rockettes. More than any other plant, poinsettias are the most widely used plant in holiday displays because of their rich, bright color and leafy green leaves.

 

Poinsettias come in a wide array of colors – red, white, salmon, apricot and more – and they are often speckled or marbled. And, if you think you’ve seen them all, you haven’t. New varieties are released every year.

 

Whether they are your favorite plant or not, they make a big impact on the U.S. economy. According to consumer polls, they are the top-selling holiday plant.

 

How well do you know the poinsettia plant? Check out these fun facts:

 

 

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Raimondi Horticultural Group and Little Flower Shoppe Continue to Expand Their Horizons

Posted: November 8, 2017 |

At Raimondi Horticultural Group and The Little Flower Shoppe we pride ourselves on continuing education for our staff to stay on the cutting edge of our industry. Recently, we’ve had multiple opportunities across the tri-state area to do just that!

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Want to Increase Worker Productivity? Get Them a Desk Plant!

Posted: November 7, 2017 |

With fall and winter’s cooler air moving in and days getting shorter, the thought of spending more time indoors can be downright depressing.

 

Shorter days mean more time surrounded by four walls, closed doors, stagnant air, coughs, fluctuating temperatures, colds…like we said, depressing.

 

Studies have shown worker productivity declines dramatically when employees spend more time inside without windows, good ventilation and nature. And that is not good news for your customers or your bottom line.

 

How do companies combat this condition? You can hire consultants and host retreats and team building events to stimulate worker productivity, satisfaction and loyalty, but recent research shows the solution can be much simpler.

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Creating Holidays to Remember!

Posted: October 11, 2017 |

From simple to the extravagant, holiday displays are game-changers.

 

Give your employees something to celebrate with a holiday display that will bring joy to their hearts. A 40-hour work week can look frightfully the same from one week to the next. Why not change things up during the holidays by having a little fun with decorations and a dose of holiday spirit.

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