Designing with plants

What FosterPlants could do for your lobby with plants & planters!

We’ve been doing plants in interior, terrace and courtyard spaces for a long time — over 20 years in fact — ouch, we’re old! That’s a good thing though. We know what we’re doing and we do it well. With age comes experience! Ok, back on topic now. There are only so many plants that will [...]
By |August 2nd, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Anatomy of a Wooly Pocket Living Wall Installation

It was just last Wednesday that we completed the living wall installation at the new Splendid store that opened on Friday in the upscale Aventura Mall. We posted about this back then, and we’ve already received several emails asking to see more photos, so we thought we’d show you how the Wally Wall evolved from beginning [...]
By |May 22nd, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Splendid Living Wall Installed Yesterday

Let’s talk about instant gratification! Here’s a quick shot of the living wall that we installed just yesterday in the new Splendid store in the Aventura Mall. We used seven rows of Wally Three’s from the Woolly Pocket Garden Company and the process couldn’t have been simpler. Thanks, WPGC for selecting us to work on this [...]
By |May 20th, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Next week we’re installing a Wally by Woolly Pocket LivingWall

It’s official and we’re VERY excited! We’ve been selected to install a living wall in a high-end retail store, with many more to come and we’re using Wally’s from the Woolly Pocket Garden Company. Yay Woolly Pocket….and GREAT BIG THANKS 🙂 Let’s have some fun now. We were invited to submit a design for the wall, with a [...]
By |May 12th, 2010|Designing with plants, Green & Sustainable|0 Comments

More Green on the Wall!

Last time we talked about “Going Vertical” with plants and in particular the TerraScreen™ living wall system. That’s just one of several living wall systems that are available from FosterPlants™ though, so let’s talk about a few others. Each is more suited to certain applications. Some use soil as the planting medium and some use a [...]
By |April 4th, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Going Vertical With Green

Space is limited and floor space is at a premium, so why not go vertical? There are so many good reasons to go vertical with plantings that it would be silly if we didn’t at least explore our options! That being said, yours truly can’t wait to do our first living wall, or vertical garden, or [...]
By |March 17th, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Image is Everything!

It’s 2010, can you believe it! Where did 2009 go? Some things may be different in 2010 than they were in 2009 or before, but one thing remains the same. First impressions are… well, first impressions, and you only have one opportunity to make a first impression. After that it’s gone. Poof! The first area of your space [...]
By |March 2nd, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

LEED “points for plants” in buildings!

You’re not living under a rock, so surely you’re familiar the US Green Buildings Council’s (USGBC) rating system for buildings that are “certified green” by meeting their LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) criteria. You might not be aware though that NO credit points are awarded for the inclusion of live “green” plants that are [...]
By |February 2nd, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments

Low Cost way to give your Building Lobby an Upgrade!

Here we are, it’s the first week of 2010 and the lobby of your building looks kind of old and tired! As you know, the commercial real estate market isn’t what it was a few years ago here in Miami and as the manager of your building, you know that you must do everything in [...]
By |January 5th, 2010|Designing with plants|0 Comments