Office plants – Tips to choose the best

Many studies have shown that office plants improve the air quality to make employees more comfortable to work and reduce employee stress levels Plants have a benevolent effect on people and the spaces in which they live and work. From an aesthetic point of view, office plants can brighten up a workspace and create a more visually pleasing environment, thus making an office appear more attractive and less stressful. The variety of available office plants is enormous and hence the job to select the right plant can be a daunting task.

Steps to make life easy while choosing the right Office Plant

1.  Check the Interior of your office and the available space: A fair idea of the floor or counter space and the vertical space will make the selection of plant easy.

2.  Assess your office lighting: A lot depends on the lighting condition of your workplace. There are plants that require a lot of light for survival, while there are others which will do fine in most office settings i.e. under low-light conditions

3.  How much care can be afforded: There are some plants that require extra care and maintenance and it might be difficult for a busy office to give proper attention. There are many other plants that work great with little care and maintenance.

4.  Budget: The most important aspect for any investment. You need to honestly assess your budget and look for office plants that fit your requirements.

5.  Research and Analyze: Once you have your specifications, you can take them to your local garden store and ask a professional to suggest some plants that might work. Some common office plants are: Areca Palm, Peppermint, English Ivy, lemon Balm, Aloe Vera etc.

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Hedge Plants – Make your Garden naturally Beautiful

The choice of hedging plants depends on the necessity of the place. One is spoilt for choice considering the variety in size and shape of hedge plants. The Hedge Plants are considered best for gardens because it provides privacy, security, fencing and a beautiful look. There are several benefits associated with hedge plants.


  • The hedge plants can protect other plants from extreme weather conditions
  • The thick canopy provides privacy and security
  • Can grow under partial shade
  • Cost effective
  • Serves as windbreaks


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However, in order to achieve a beautiful garden naturally, one needs to make the right choice when it comes to selecting the hedge plants. Also, one needs to take care of the hedge plants in terms of watering and planting them in the right place.

The most common hedge plants are evergreen and deciduous which means that they maintain their green foliage throughout the year. With appropriate trimming and shaping, one can create decorative masterpieces which eventually make the garden beautiful. Lease-A-Leaf makes sure that you get the right plants tailored to suit your requirements. Considering the plethora of benefits offered by the hedge plants, it doesn’t come as a surprise that most of the home owners are interested in making their garden beautiful with hedge plants.