Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Happy Halloween from Everything Grows!




We decorated this pumpkin with succulents and reindeer moss for a wonderful fall decoration.

Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add grade A commercial quality living plants to your workspace. Plants in the workplace have been proven to increase alertness and productivity, and reduce sickness. We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Amazon Biospheres

A rain forest is thriving in one of the most unlikely places: Amazon's campus in downtown Seattle. It's called the Spheres, and it's a trio of massive glass domes that sit amid Amazon's business center. The Spheres are intended to serve as a space for Amazon employees to work and collaborate with their colleagues, all while relaxing among flora and fauna from across the globe. The Spheres officially opened earlier this year and are part of the $4 billion construction of Amazon's Seattle Headquarters Read the full story and see lots of photos here.

Inside the biosphere

The biospheres
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Visit to the Nursery

We thought you might enjoy seeing photos from one of the Nurseries that we get our commercial grade A indoor plants from.  Almost all of our best indoor tropical plants come from Hawaii, San Diego, or Florida.
Kentia Palms


Dracaena Compacta

Aglaonemas

Ficus Lyratas

Dracaena Rikkis

Succulents

Bird's Nest Ferns
Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add grade A  commercial quality living plants to your workspace. Plants in the workplace have been proven to increase alertness and productivity, and reduce sickness.  We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility. 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

5 Plants for the Best Sleep

We found this fun article on the Power of Positivity web site and thought that you might enjoy it:


5 Plants That Help You Get The Best Sleep
These five plants will get you to dreamland faster than Faithless singing “I can’t get no sleep.” So forget counting sheep, here are Power of Positivity’s Top Five plants for a decent night’s shut-eye.

1. Aloe Vera
Say “Aloe” to Vera! Aloe Vera, known in Ancient Egypt as the food of immortality, is low maintenance and also emits oxygen during the night in the home. Giving off oxygen is the catalyst to kip (“sleep” in British English slang), which staves off insomnia. This gives you the best sleep you could ever want. You can even get an Aloe Vera sleeping pack, including a mask. Ladies, fancy some all-night pampering while you sleep? Or was that a silly question?

2. Lavender Plant
Purple plant power present. Perfect for reducing those stress and anxiety levels to help you sleep at night. Lavender helps lower the heart rate, too. It promotes pure relaxation, which is precisely what sleep is. Many people use it in the bathtub after being put through their paces at their 9 to 5. Purple plant power pampering indeed!

3. Jasmine Plant
This is Princess Jasmine’s plant, and Aladdin can be rest assured that his sweetie is getting her beauty sleep. What is her secret? It is the smell of the Jasmine Plant, increasing the quality of sleep and helps after you wake up with elevated levels of alertness and productivity and lessened levels of anxiety. She does not need to use one of her three wishes that the Genie gave her. If it is good enough for a princess, ladies…

4. English Ivy
Forget English tea, English Ivy is definitely the plant to help thee. English Ivy is simple to grow and it is the best air purifier around, being beneficial for those with pulmonary problems, including asthma. It reduces air molds by a whopping 94% to help you get some well-earned kip. For those not from the country of Pride and Prejudice and Downtown Abbey, it is time to give London a miss and head out into the enchanting English countryside for some English Ivy seeds. It is why English cottages have them all over the exterior walls.

5. Snake Plant
Sansevieria AKA Snake Plant
Fear not, dear friends. This plant will not bite your head off, I assure you! What is there not to love about this plant? It is easily maintained, pleasant on the eye in the home, and improve air quality and general atmosphere within it. No harm involved at all. In fact, you might be tempted to put a couple in your place and let them do their thing.


Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add living plants to your workspace. Plants in the workplace have been proven to increase alertness and productivity, and reduce sickness.  We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility. 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Everything Grows Helping Others

For each new customer at Everything Grows we give back by making a donation and loan to a Kiva entrepreneur.   It is our way of sharing our success and helping someone else succeed as well.  Since 2007, We are celebrating our 274th donation and loan this week. See the people we have helped through Kiva.

Kiva.org's mission is to give all people - even in the most remote areas of the globe - the power to create opportunity for themselves and others. We have found Kiva to be a great way to help support the entrepreneurial spirit throughout the world.  


Growing Garlic in Tanzania

Growing broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, potatoes, and carrots in Honduras

Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add living plants to your workspace. We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Planning for the Holidays

The Everything Grows Team is hard at work preparing holiday decorations with the latest design trends.  We start in Mid August to be ready by mid November.  Here is a photo of a custom tree set we just put together:


Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add holiday decor and living plants to your workspace. We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

How Dracaena Cane Plants are Grown

Dracaena Cane plant are often grown from root stock and the canes are cut off and then potted, where the cut off cane grows roots and takes hold has a new plant.  The root stock then grows new canes and the process repeats.

Above is a photo of Dracaena root stock being grown outside
 
This photo shows freshly cut canes about to be potted


These cut canes are potted up and allowed to take root and grow in the shade tent
The shade tent prepares the plant for eventual indoor use.

Contact Everything Grows today if you would like to add living plants to your workspace. We service the entire San Francisco Bay Area, with our expertly trained plant care technicians taking Amazing care of the plants in your facility.