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Meet the ZZ Plant!

Meet the ZZ Plant!

My name is Zamioculcas Zamiifolia, but you can call me "ZZ Plant" or "Eternity Plant" (because I'm so hard to kill!). I'm perfect for your desk because I can survive long business trips without water.

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Meet the Pothos!

Meet the Pothos!

My full name is Epipremnum Aureum, but you can call me Pothos or Devil's Ivy (because I'm so hard-to-kill and I retain my bright green leaves in low-light!). I come in all different colors, including the Golden Pothos, Neon Pothos, Pearls and Jade Pothos, and Silver Satin Pothos varieties that Desk Plants sells. I am a perfect hard-to-kill house plant because I’m an effective communicator: when I droop or slump, I’m usually telling you that I need water. Besides that, just keep me out of the cold and in some medium light (artificial light is fine!) and I’m a happy camper. If you...

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Happier Office Enviroments

The benefits of adding plants to the office are big. According to multiple academic studies outlined in this article, everything from the way employees feel about their job, to how they performed in their roles is positively effected by the shear presence of live, indoor plants.

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Lawrence Hanley

Mental Health Benefits

If you work at a job that requires you to spend the majority of your time sitting or standing indoors at a work space then you know how mundane and stale a work environment can be. Even with a great team of wonderful people around you and your organization's best efforts to spice up the work space with artwork, yoga balls, beer taps and nerf guns, there is still something missing in most offices. That something is an all too often overlooked connection to nature with indoor plants. Most offices will have a nice plant feature at the front of...

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