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Using Living Walls and Office Plants to boost employee wellbeing

Written by: phs Greenleaf

phs Greenleaf has been providing planting and landscaping services to businesses for over 25 years, including indoor and outdoor plants, artificial and live planting, living walls, grounds maintenance and Christmas trees and decorations.

From vertical gardens to interior hanging baskets, the demand for indoor plants is higher than ever, with many businesses opting to make plants a core part of their interior décor. But plants are more than just an aesthetic feature.

Indoor office plants come in all shapes and sizes. From dainty desktop displays to luscious moss walls, plants offer unique benefits that can help your business provide a natural boost to employee wellbeing.

Luckily, filling your office with plants  and creating your dream indoor living wall doesn’t have to be hard.  Appointing a specialist planting provider, such as phs Greenleaf, will provide a fuss-free way for you to design, source, and maintain, healthy plants in your office building.

The natural benefits of living walls and office plants
Plants are a vital part of our planet; they provide us with food, shelter, fuel, clothing, medicines and homeopathic remedies, without asking for much in return. Using living plants in the architectural design of your building is known as biotecture. Along with biotecture, biophilic design uses the beauty of plants to create interior spaces with added benefits.

You don’t need to add hundreds of plants to your office to reap their benefits. Small batches of indoor office plants can be helpful just as larger displays.

In the workplace, the positive effects of suitable office plants are well-documented. Office plants can:

  • Increase staff happiness by 58%.*
  • Provide a natural boost to employee focus and productivity.
  • Clear the air of dust.
  • Reduce incidences of bacteria and mould by half
  • Reduce occurrences of irritated eyes reduced by 30%. *
  • Reduce employee absence rates.
  • Reduce fatigue, headaches, and coughing.

Choose the right office plant or living wall for your space
If your office doesn’t have any plants, then you and your employees are missing out on a range of health benefits. We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to plants, so it can be hard deciding between unique office plants, moss walls and vertical gardens. Therefore, it’s best to assess your space to see what plants work best.

If you choose to rent with phs Greenleaf, we’ll undertake a consultation and site visit to establish what plants will work best in your premises; taking light levels, footfall, and other key factors into consideration.

phs Greenleaf offer plant solutions to suit any space, and will work with you to bring your dream plant display to life.

By working with a nationwide planting provider, such as phs Greenleaf, your business won’t have to worry about watering or deadheading the plants on your living walls or office plants. At phs Greenleaf, our ongoing maintenance team will undertake regular care visits to ensure your plants are thriving and looking their best.

Indoor office plant hire with phs Greenleaf

Green living walls and office plants from phs Greenleaf are perfect for adding colour and texture to:

  • Corporate buildings and office areas
  • Hotels
  • Retail stores
  • Public parks and buildings
  • Educational facilities
  • Healthcare facilities

phs Greenleaf can work with your business to spruce up your general corporate office environment or create a lavish display in your reception area.

Our horticultural experts will take into consideration the size of your premises, your preferred servicing frequency, your budget, and any colour and design preferences you may have.

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