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Lean versus Green, and the winner is…

2018-05-15T15:18:16+02:00By |Research, Workplace|

Most interior horticulturalists will have encountered this phenomenon in recent years: clients had to cut costs on those things that are considered a luxury. Most often the plants at the office are the first to be victimized. Besides, a working area without plants is more quiet and functional as is asserted by the ‘lean’ thinkers, Read More

Are motivated people approached the right way?

2017-10-05T13:39:41+02:00By |At Home, Inspiration|

Are you a modern cosmopolitan with a high degree of social and ecological involvement, sensitive for social justice, solidarity, equality and opportunity for all? Do you feel responsible for what is happening in the world, both in the present and in the longer run? And are you careful about new trends and fads but Read More

Open plan offices could do with more plants

2017-10-05T13:48:19+02:00By |Research, Workplace|

One after the other organization has introduced the ‘new working’ style. No more separate little offices, but flexible open-plan office spaces. These crowded and noisy space are called ‘office gardens’ in the Netherlands, but most could use a little extra green! Especially when you think of the ability of plants to absorb or muffle Read More

We couldn’t live without plants

2017-10-05T13:52:21+02:00By |How To, Inspiration|

For people there are three necessities of life: clean air, clean water and healthy food. Numbers one and three are directly linked to plant life, and number two is very closely related to plant life. Because plants produce oxygen, clean and retain water, and plants form the basis of our entire food chain. They Read More

Let plants remove particulate matter from your home

2017-10-05T14:00:05+02:00By |Research, Sustainable|

Did you know that chemical emission in the home is common? Emission from everyday products you wouldn't expect: building materials, cleaning products, disposables and printers are common sources of internal air pollution. More and more is becoming known about the damaging effects of particulate matter (PM) but very little attention is yet paid to Read More

Let plants remove particulate matter from your home

2017-10-04T21:58:14+02:00By |At Home, Research|

Did you know that chemical emission in the home is common? Emission from everyday products you wouldn't expect: building materials, cleaning products, disposables and printers are common sources of internal air pollution. More and more is becoming known about the damaging effects of particulate matter (PM) but very little attention is yet paid to Read More

Green roofs: profit in all respects

2017-10-05T14:05:37+02:00By |Research, Sustainable|

The first green roofs were completed in the Netherlands around 25 years ago. Initially there was a lot of scepticism about the sustainability and effectiveness of these roofs but the considerable advantages have since been widely proven. In some foreign cities they have even been incorporated in legislation. Green roofs are a mandatory requirement Read More

Buildings which create their own air

2017-10-05T14:13:35+02:00By |Inspiration, Workplace|

Kamal Meattle from India suffered from serious lung complaints some 17 years ago, as a result of the polluted air in Delhi. His lung capacity had decreased to 70% and there was little hope for him. He went searching and discovered which and how many plants he needed to have in his home in Read More

Have a chat with plants!

2017-10-04T22:14:24+02:00By |Education, Inspiration|

Can plants talk? And, better still, can we talk to plants? The answer to both questions is yes. Research is constantly teaching us more about how plants communicate, which therefore also shows us how intelligent and complex plant communication is. Artist Collective World Wilder Lab and Prof. Bert van Duijn from Fytagoras have together developed Read More

Have a chat with plants!

2017-10-05T14:15:52+02:00By |At Home, Inspiration|

Can plants talk? And, better still, can we talk to plants? The answer to both questions is yes. Research is constantly teaching us more about how plants communicate, which therefore also shows us how intelligent and complex plant communication is. Artist Collective World Wilder Lab and Prof. Bert van Duijn from Fytagoras have together Read More

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