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What You Need to Know About Adding Plants to Your Office

Plants can make your office more inviting and productive, which can have a number of benefits.

  • By absorbing pollutants and releasing oxygen, plants improve air quality.
  • The calming effect of plants has been shown to increase productivity and concentration, improve mental health and well-being, reduce stress, and increase creativity.
  • The use of plants in the office can reduce levels of unwanted noise.
  • By choosing and caring for their own plants, employees can take ownership which can improve employee engagement.
Adding Plants to Your Office

Adding plants to an office space adds a sense of life and vitality, making it more inviting and pleasant.

Plants in the Office: How To Make Them Work for You

Make a small start

Start by adding a few small plants to the office space. In this way, you can test the plants’ lighting and watering needs before adding more.

Choose plants that are right for you

Choose plants that thrive in indoor conditions and are easy to care for. Among the most popular plants are snake plants, spider plants, and succulents.

Get great results from planters

Plants can be grouped together in planters of different sizes and styles to add visual interest.

Organize plants into groups

It is possible to create a more impactful and natural look by grouping plants together. Different styles and sizes of planters can be used to achieve this.

Hanging planters are effective

If you want to add plants to your office without taking up much space, hanging planters are a great option.

Plants should be placed near natural light

Ensure plants receive enough natural light by placing them near windows or skylights.

Consider green walls or living walls

A green wall is a stylish way to add plants to your office space in a creative and dramatic way.

Divide your space with plants

Plants can be used to create natural dividers within an office space.

Regularly maintain your plants

Ensure that the plants are regularly watered and cared for, and keep an eye on their health.

Employee participation should be encouraged

Encourage employees to take ownership of the plants by allowing them to choose and care for them. By doing so, employees can feel more engaged and have a sense of ownership of the workplace.

Helping With Your Office Fit Out

As you can see, plants may be placed in an office environment to improve employees’ overall environment and well-being. While we don’t sell plants we can offer general advice on your options particularly in relation to design elements like living walls for example. For help with your office fit out or refurbishment call us on 0117 9960 950.