September 23, 2017

Latest:

Forestry grant widened in Scotland -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants -

Friday, September 22, 2017

London Stone launch DesignBoard -

Friday, September 22, 2017

British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period -

Friday, September 22, 2017

New global vegetable garden establishing well with HortLoam -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Wensleydale gets conservation push -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Arboriculture apprentices on course to branch out -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Get gardens looking their best for winter with Safeguard’s Roxil range -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Drone technology adds another dimension to SoilsCon 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Green-tech wins affiliate exceptional service at BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Adelaide contemporary international design competition coming soon -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ground Control scoops four BALI National Landscape Awards -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Kubota UK gearing up for SALTEX with exciting new machines -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Beaulieu proudly unveils new breathtaking piece of art -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

New research demonstrates visiting a park once a week contributes to increased health and well being -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Government pledges £500,000 for new action group to grow future of public parks -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mobilane® Green Screens used in London primary school to combat air pollution -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New online decking visualiser tool from Dura Composites helps customers picture the possibilities -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

EGO Power+ goes Pro at SALTEX -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

National Plants at Work Week 2017

The nature of today’s work culture means we are always connected and working on the go. Hot-desking is the new ‘office’ and you never know where you will find a space to work.

Ingeniously, nature called at this famous old red London telephone box. Surrounded by plants, this makes the perfect biophilic space to catch a few minutes to send an email or make a call; and if your smart phone is dead, you can use the old-fashioned handset.

No need to stress if you’re late for that meeting either as this gives you the opportunity to message ahead and the plants will reduce the pressure taking your stress levels right down. And you’re sure to be as much as 38% more productive even in the box and that’s down to plants too.

efig’s chairman, Chris Jenkin, chair of Enterprise Plants Ltd confirmed the benefits of bringing nature into the office. “We are more used to planted installations in a traditional office,” he said, “But technology doesn’t stand still and neither should we.”

“The concept of Biophilia, understanding our need to connect with nature, is several decades old. When we are connected with nature is when we function best and bringing plants indoors is the simplest way to do this.”

“We’re keen to promote the National Plants at Work Week message that we all benefit from plants in the workplace and are excited to be working with BRE on a biophilic office research project to further prove the connections”.

NPWW is sponsored by Nieuwkoop-Europe bv.

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