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28/01/2015

Filling Space with Potted Flowers and More

Geodesic pot
I love this Geodesic style pot (image)

After you get all of the furnishings in a room, you may notice that it does not quite look complete without accents like plants, flowers, or indoor trees. When you want to add this decorative touch to your home or workplace, however, you may lack the time to go out shopping at your local florists. Rather than go without such fixtures or substitute with fake potted plants, you may find what you need when you shop for decorative touches like indoor plants online.


potted plants
I love all the different types of plants and flowers pots used in this room (image)

You can find arrangements for both your house and workplace your are decorating, regardless of the space you can find plants that will fit into corners, by windows, or near tables, letting you arrange the room to look hospitable and occupied. It maybe useful however to have dimension of the room to help you choose the right varieties, size, and shape, which will help you create a room that is interesting and full of character.


Mockingbird Cafe Bristol
I love this simple arrangement I came across at The Mockingbird Cafe in Bristol


Once you have your plants, you may worry about keeping them alive and taking care of them as required. You can purchase starter kits that let you grow your plants from seeds or seedlings. The packages contain instructions for taking care of your plants, letting you grow accustomed to watering, pruning, and sunning them as necessary. Some people like to grow from starter kits because it gives them the hands-on experience that they need to become competent plant caretakers. It also lets them grow plants that they can develop a sense of bonding with and know the plants' history, ensuring that their plants have a better chance of surviving for years. I know when I lived in a small apartment in Europe that I became very attached to three house plants I had in my studio flat, they brought in colour and had a beautiful scent.



potted plants
I love these cool sky planters from dwell, would be perfect in the kitchen


If however you need potted fixtures for corporate or special events, you will need something that is already grown rather than a starter kit which is no problem as even online there is a variety of indoor potted plants and flowers for corporate meetings, dinners, and other special occasions that will provide the accent you desire. The plants will complement the surroundings and help you establish the hospitality, yet professionalism for which the event calls. You can click on the link for corporate events and check out the selection that is available to you.

These same fixtures are available for weddings as well. You may want a wedding that is decorated with live flowers and plants, giving the event a vibrant and lush feeling. The options are truly endless and if you read the blog you will already know we are huge fans of bringing nature into the home, so why not start with something small and easy to maintain and go from there.

This is a collaborative post

5 comments:

  1. I really really love that Geodesic style pot in the first picture x

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  2. I've had my eye on one of those glass terrariums for ages. If only I had green fingers :)

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  3. Those hanging ones are awesome! My plants are outside most of the year, but I was thinking about creating a terrarium for my "work space".

    Alex - Funky Jungle

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