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How to use Artificial Plants & Large Artificial Trees to Transform Businesses
Monday 11th November 2013Quick summary - plantART's 2013 quite ordinary to extraordinary (Part 2)
 
The follow on from and continuation; a quick insight into installations completed so for this year - 
 
and don't forget any questions or enquires simply drop us an email or give us a call.
 
 
39. Artificial contemporary display made up using fake plants, yuccas and pandanus- simple set into a modular GRP container which are available in any size, shape or colour. 
 
 
 
   
40. Residential use for artificial floral decoration is fast increasing in popularity and becoming the favoured option. The key reason being the necessity and quest for nil up keep maintenance. Preferred choices are colourful artificial flowering displays with evergreen plants and ivy used for window, balcony and terrace displays. Below shows how artificial boxwood used to form a tall hedge as a means in providing privacy to a terraced area.
 
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41. Artificial bamboo screens, also suitable to partition off or simply added decor to specific locations.
 
42. Because plantART’s replica olive trees are made in “kit-form” for customers to easily assembly once the artificial tree arrives. People are favourably choosing to set their faux trees onto steel stands so it looks as if the tree is growing naturally out of the ground. The fake grass adds a nice finishing touch.
 
 
 
 
43. Large artificial trees with huge 4ft, 1.2m diameters are easily built in two sections and fashioned to fit around and encase unsightly pillars; or pillars which can be put to a functional use. The example here shows such a practical solution whereby this central pillar is now a large tree with a canopy of foliage, artificial green maple leaves, spreading out over the underside of the ceiling.
 
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44. Hand-built artificial trees using natural wood trunks and branches: never two trees will ever be the same. However, they can appear similar. The branch which form the canopy is manzanita which although a very hard wood is extremely resilient. In this example sprayed to give a light white-wash finish and set onto a steel base support plate.
 
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45. Cut logs any shape and size is possible: a popular choice as window display accessories especially doing the festive season. The logs are kiln dried to give a moisture content of less than 15%. It is important any natural wood materials placed in shop display windows have a low moisture content because to avoid condensation forming on the inside of the glass. The kiln drying process also kills any wood borne insects etc. Proof of the kiln drying process along with technical details are often required if exported where in some cases phytosanitary certificates are required which also qualifies proof the wood have been extracted from sustainable sources.
 
 
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46. Great choice of variety for artificial plants, flowers and trees which are used in quite often obvious but simple manner to enhance commercial premises. Here we demonstrate an example where colourful artificial interior window displays are brought in to add interest to this long corridor. A subtle blend and thoughtful combination of faux flowers, evergreen plants and trailing leaves.
 
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Large 5m Artificial Red Maple Tree
 
47. 5m Artificial red maple tree, vivid and distinctive colour, inherently fire retardant (IFR) leaves. Three natural wood stems make up the trunk which in turn are set into a steel base support base; therefore making this artificial tree appear as if growing naturally from the ground. A trong securing solution without the need to fix to the ground.
 
  
 Artificial Green Maple Tree
 
48. 2.5m Artificial Canadian green maple tree, broad lush green characteristic leaves. This faux fake tree was specifically made to fit into a location with a relatively low ceiling thus a flatter canopy profile was produced. The client also needed to fit lights into the tree canopy thus required an electrical cable hidden in the trunk. So, not a problem a concealed channel leaving a pull wire at either end for the client to run an electric flex through was provided.
 
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Artificial Boxwood Topiary Hedge
 
49. Fake boxwood hedges an effective alternative to resolving the problem of maintaining ornamental garden hedges. Often natural locations for many reasons become unsuitable in healthy sustaining real topiary, therefor artificial boxwood topiary hedges can be a practical and cost effective solution.
 
 
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50. Artificial hedges, made to order hedge units any size - to fit client’s own containers with inserts made by plantART. Either send us the containers or provide the internal measurements. The faux topiary hedges are made and despatched via courier; then to be simply dropped into the planters - easy and because many customers are tired of dilapidated, dead and unattractive real plants decide to opt for an artificial alternative; but like their own containers. so, simply empty them out, send through the internal dimensions and plantART will make-up replacement fake boxwood hedge insert, delivered via courier, for the customer to simply drop into place.
 
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 3.5m Artificial Olive Trees
 
51. 3.5m artificial olive trees, 2.4m light pink fake cherry blossom trees, white faux cherry blossom archways, plus artificial palms, dracaena and bamboo trees set into decorative terracotta pots. This combination of faux trees where the first stages of an internal landscaping scheme to enhance the character and compliment the decor of this newly opened quality nursing home. plantART work with clients to exploit the benefits which artificial trees and plants can offer buildings and improve the well being of its occupants.
 
 
Faux fake artificial olive tree branches, leaves and foliage
 
 
Arching white Cherry blossom trees
 
 
 
Faux white and pink cherry blossom trees
 
  
Fake Dracena Trees             2.4m Faux pink cherry tree            Artificial areca palms
 
 
 
2.2m Artificial Kentia Palms
 
 
Outdoor Artificial Boxwood Topiary Triple Ball Trees 
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52. Artificial topiary displays set into stainless steel containers, simple, contemporary and very practical strong exterior displays. Artificial topiary trees simple but effective fake trees, set into an infinite range of colourful containers. Various faux topiary trees, such as cones, pyramids, single and triple balls available in a range of height
 

 
 Artificial Boxwood Buxus Pyramid Trees
 
53. 2.4m high artificial boxwood topiary pyramids, faux fake boxwood panels displays and artificial hanging baskets and interesting combination of exterior displays. However one employed to enhance the public areas and entrance to a school. Blending traditional colourful flowering displays and more fashionable fake boxwood topiary displays - very effective.
 
 
Colour artificial hanging baskets    ~    Artificial boxwood topiary panels
Artificial topiary boxwood panels ideal to decorate walls etc. Large feature fake box pyramids set into large 1m square stainless steel containers which can be weighted - ideal for vulnerable and windy locations such as entrances etc. And an all time favourite colourful faux fake hanging baskets. The range of colour options is infinite.
 
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54. Artificial apple or cherry blossom, white, cream, light or dark pink colours; a supper complimentary decorative accessory with natural timber “twiggy” branches and entwined vines ideal in both commercial venues and domestic locations. 
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55. Artificial window boxes, an alternative to traditional plants fake topiary balls - lollipops, providing a clean contemporary appearance.
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Apart from being extremely realistic, both visually and to touch artificial plants, aloe are a great choice in places where natural light needed to sustain real plants is insufficient - a nice touch offering a slick, modern feel.
  
 
2013 now pasted plantART wish it's customers a fabulous and successful New Year in 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on November 11th 2013 at 11:37pm0 Comments
Monday 11th November 2013Quick summary - plantART's 2013 quite ordinary to extraordinary (Part 1)
 
Some of plantART's ordinary to extraordinary 2013 creations
 
Just some incredible feats of ingenuity, opportunities and innovative ideas went into producing this broad spectrum of diverse projects so far this year 2013 - a random selection: a simple exercise to demonstrate what’s available from plantART.
Just give us a call on 0044 1202 460 140 or drop us an email should you have any questions or need specific information.
 
Popular this year projects requiring tree trunks, many large ones, which involved the need to build from scratch large diameter tree trunks using synthetic materials. One example, the large, hollow artificial “talking tree”. Specially designed and produced for a company which focuses on childrens’ parties and corporate events. Big artificial trees to incase RSJ pillars; a lot of engineering skills needed to provide a working structure, plus the artistic skills in creating the bark texture and colour finishes. From big bulky faux tree trunks to slimmer fake silver birch trunks, lots of ‘em full height room, all lined-up to create a back drop screen in the spa of a luxury hotel.
 
So, lets scroll through the following pictures: from dogs peeing on car wheels to large 5.5m high outdoor artificial palm trees...........................
 
 
1. Peeing dog - an artificial boxwood animal, although other dog positions animals and figures are available; real size or larger.
 
2. Vines are without doubt a favourite request asked for over the past two decades to date.  WOW! effect - to see an impressive master piece scroll down to item No.13. However, often clients are located aboard there it is better for them to DIY - make up and fit themselves. This was the case with a bar owner who from in the States embarked on fitting and creating a feature artificial vine tree to wrap around a central pillar. So, Paula from California plantART congratulate you on doing fantastic job.
 
 
3. Simple but impressive fake tree, red Japanese maple tree. This particular tree is 2.3/2.5m high and a very popular size especially in builds with regular room heights.
 
4. Tall artificial cypresses conifer trees along with artificial boxwood tower options, great features to compliment grand buildings. Unfortunately the private client who had installed 14No. artificial artificial conifer towers prefers not to allow in situ pictures to be published.
 
 
 
 
5. What a joy to see seasonal colour to brighten and enhance the visual aspect of a building, especially window box displays, balcony, terrace and patio features. Plants and flowers, even artificial ones which people can’t tell the difference between fake and real, help to soften stark buildings, offer natural textures and make the venue feel and appear welcoming.
 
 
6. Artificial Cycas palms - this pair of faux palms where made and destined for a cruise around the Mediterranean aboard a luxury yacht.
 
 
 
7. Forever a charming and extremely popular requested artificial tree, cherry blossom in both white or pink. Although most fake cherry trees which plantART build are normally between 2.5m and 3.5m high; however, trees up to 4 and 5m high are not un-common. Faux trees which appear to be growing naturally out from the ground: this we achieve by providing steel bases which can be either fixed down or made large enough for the tree to stand freely. 
 
 
 
 
8. Forestation the artificial alternative for botanical gardens and fabulous overarching artificial jungle vines and tree canopies. Four tall columns were incased with large fake tree trunks. For the columns, RSJ’s, forming a 6 by 12m rectangle specially made trunks, split in two parts with purposely were made internal clamps to secure the trunks in place. Very realistic tree trunks, the natural looking bark is man-made synthetic material forming the texture, in this case that of an ancient ash tree with it’s gnarly characteristic. They need to be strong, because these purpose made fake tree trunks are located within a busy nightclub venue flanking the corners of the dance floor.
 
 
 
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9. Fake it to you make it, a large number of fake silver birch tree trunks made using synthetic materials which in turn are inherently flame retardant (IFR). Moulds taken from real birch trunks were used to produce a linear display of thirty eight 2.4m vertical trunks extending over 7m. Concealed brackets to offer a seamless floor to ceiling effect, all part of natural accessories to enhance the interior of a high profile hotel spa.
 
 
 
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10. From by-gone times boxwood topiary creating beautiful gardens dating back from the Victorian era when craftsmen painstakingly trained, shaped and clipped endless rows of buxus hedges, ornamental shapes and trees. So, befitting when artificial boxwood topiary hedges when installed at historical venues to compliment and line cafe terrace seating areas.
 
 
  
 
 
11. An artificial jungle in the big city, although artificial plants, vines, ivies and foliage the effect is overwhelming. The purpose was to make an unsightly basement yard, littered with pipes, service meters and cables etc. a hidden sanctuary that is more soothing to the eye. Enchanted forestation, vines, foliage and such a broad range of artificial plants.
 
 
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Yeah it's true man in tree!
 
 
 
12. Central feature for a special party: a talking tree. What ever next? Well, you’ll see there’s more to come. A very large trunk 1.2m diameter base, 4.5m high and a 5m plus canopy. The trunk is hollow with arm holes and face aperture, along with rear access door and adjustable set for the occupant actor. Trunk with a strong internal steel frame, wood lined and covered with lifelike textured synthetic bark, natural wood branches and artificial inherently flame retardant oak leaves - a very impressive artificial oak tree.
 
 
 
 
13. For over two decades plantART have create numerous configuration fro erie artificial vines, tree vines and jungle configuration in limitless sizes and varied locations. Natural wood vines, kiln dried sometimes to enhance large gnarly featured wood trunks and branches and/or with numerous foliage varieties and blossoms. Seen here in this grand, tall building vines entwined pillars and cascading dramatically from the arching ceiling to create an erie and dramatic effect. This newly refurbished venue also benefited from additional artificial trees and planting: very impressive giant faux bamboo built onto large girth natural bamboo poles. Plus extensive leafy plants combine fake exotic and tradition faux English garden plants. To finish the first and last to this fantastic job; outside to the entrance two large artificial topiary boxwood spiral trees
 
 
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14. Beautiful artificial cherry blossom, white and pink; just two of the five styles of feature trees; all part of a contemporary concept fitted into this new and recently opened venue situated in southern Fife. Although 3m high plus trees set into corners they have very wide canopies extending over the ceilings: without doubt making extremely impressive displays providing an abundance of colour. Other feature faux trees, stand alone trees within the bistro and restaurant areas, 3.5m fake olive tree and multiple trunk faux silver birch trees.  Another popular idea which works well to compliment many decor schemes, erie wizened trees, bare fake trees - no leaves. All fake trees constructed using natural wood trunks and branches sourced from sustainable origins out of UK managed woodlands.
 
 
 
 
 
15. Still a very popular tree whether people choose either real or false trees for specific purposes: the Ficus benjamina, commonly known as weeping fig. Three large 2.8m artificial ficus trees were built, delivered and installed at Clydebank shopping centre, Glasgow. An example where in certain circumstances require faux tree canopies to be non-symmetrical especially if they are required to fit restricted window display areas.
 
 
 
 
 
16. Fit for purpose outdoor artificial palms. Eight large 5.5m palms were installed at Brighton Marina in July earlier this year. Built onto a heavy internal galvanised structure, strong to resist all weather conditions. Artificial palm fronds, pvc prevent leaves fraying and UV stable to avoid fading as a result of being continually subjected to sunlight. The trunks are encased with faux palm husks, adding authentic character to these fabulous lifelike faux palm trees.
 
 
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17. Another unusual request - a black tree, bare branches, no leaves and set onto a steel base support stand so to appear as if the artificial tree is free standing. Fake trees of all shapes and sizes made for clients and finished in various colours is a common request, often required for exhibitions where client use them as wishing trees or encourage delegates to hang their business cards for a prize draw.
 
  
18. ......... and now onto faux white wind swept trees, built as a special commission for a client in search of a themed fake tree to be a focal feature attraction as well as compliment and enhance their exhibition stand as well as promoting the their client’s own brand image. A free standing fake tree, set onto a steel support base stand, appearing as if growing naturally out of the ground.
 
 
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19. Artificial topiary displays such as balls (spheres), cones and pyramids are a particular favourite with commercial operators which are looking for a uniform image to their various business venus, especially entrances. Businesses often use artificial trees, plants and topiary to promote their corporate and enhance their brand image. Here is a collection showing simple fake topiary balls and cones set into coloured steel and GRP containers in various size and shapes.
 
 
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20. Don’t we just love to have colouful plant displays about the house throughout the year? However, making time to maintain and water them along with the hassle and expense of replacing them either seasonally or when they’ve died. Well the simple answer is now you can have any choice of artificial plants and flowers anytime of the year whatever the weather. Put them up, leave them, enjoy them and remember the added benefit of nil ongoing maintenance. The examples shown here are displays prepared and ready for shipping: destined for a Chalet in the French Alps.
 
 
  
21. Large artificial ficus trees, hand-built to order 3.5 to 5m high trees. Schools throughout the country, particularly junior schools are searching for ways to make certain areas, such as libraries pleasant and inspiring place to encourage learning. Making surroundings comfortable using trees, plants, foliage and floral colour etc. Here is such another example where the school has decided to use big faux trees to help capture a welcoming atmosphere. Research has shown people when in the presence of trees and plants become less anxious, less stressed and more relaxed.
 
22. In Nottingham; “A Visitor Centre stands near to the Great Oak, a tree that was reputedly used by Robin as a hiding place. It is indeed a massive tree, impressive in itself, and easy to see how Robin and his men could have hidden away in it or any of the other gnarled trunks of ancient Oaks that stand in close proximity. Do not believe those that say it would only have been an acorn in Robin Hood's day since nobody actually knows when Robin lived or how old the tree is, so just imagine an encampment at its base with a lookout on a stump nearby” - North Nottinghamshire Tourist Association. In the visitor centre for Nottingham castle plantART installed a 3.5m high artificial oak tree which was to be part of the new refurbishment scheme.
 
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23. Clients are continually looking for original ways to subtly bring the benefits of outdoor trees and vines indoors. plantART replicate this experience by building impressive gnarly artificial vine in any size, shape and style - here are a couple of simple examples of spreading faux vines extending over 7m high.
 
 
24. Artificial apple trees with red or white apples, gnarly trunks and branches just like the ones you see in our ancient orchards. 
 
 
25. There is more to artificial boxwood topiary then routine hedges. So, apart from animal and people profiles, artistic configurations such as a maze in fake topiary boxwood. This maze is a wall mounted version mounted behind a bar to create a focal point. 
 
  
26. Another maze and vertical decorative wall panels, again made using faux topiary boxwood. A simple solution in providing character and decoration to a plain boundary wall and fence.
 
 
27. So, apart from “dog with cocked leg having a pee”, “pigs foraging”outside London west-end restaurants plantART have recently produced a large and full size artificial boxwood topiary horse. Animals and human figures in any posture, using fake topiary and boxwood materials can be made up to order. Since we referred to above I’ve also attached a picture of the fake topiary pigs. Other examples also displayed for reference £, %, 5.
 
 
 
 
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28. Easy size and weight to handle artificial pink or white cherry blossom trees. Built to order, delivered in “kit-form” for quick assembly on site. A popular choice amongst our clients which provide prop, wedding and exhibition hire services. The option is available for the fake cherry trees to be either slotted into various containers or set onto steel base support plates so to appear as if growing naturally out from the ground.
 
 
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29. Christmas a time of year where set traditions are observed;  however, the Christmas tree probably the most significant symbol is often presented in imaginative forms. And every year various fashionable hotels commission spectacular Christmas tree designs. These concepts start as bare trees, trees sculptured fictitious or traditional plantART’s “kit-form” trees: artificial trees which are made of component pieces, ideal for transporting to their destination for quick and easy assembly on site. The pictures below show a “ready-to-go”. One possible albeit and unusual Christmas tree, a non-conventional tree however artistically transformed and used to symbolise the festive tree and become the focal point for celebrations and even a calm place for reflection.
 
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30. Olive trees, whether live or artificial, are becoming frequent and first choice of trees to decorate locations both indoors and outdoors. Although there are many options for the style and size of fake olive tree sizes, generally starting from around 2.3m up to 4 to 4.5m high; and, because each faux tree is made to order canopies are made to any width, proportional or non-symmetrical.
 
  
31. Artificial boxwood letters, symbols and shapes are another popular way to display signage and promote events either fixed into position or set onto stands. As you’ll see below a simple signing solution, At this point it is worth considering it is not practical to create small letters or symbols with complicated or fine profiles because the artificial topiary material has a pile of 40 to 70mm deep; thus in these circumstances definition is often lost.
 
 
 
 
32. Artificial window displays, as we mentioned in item 20 above, not only is the choice infinite with the various combinations we now have available; but it allows plantART the opportunity to offer made-to-order any combination the customer desires. Seasonal colour with artificial pansy, geranium and cyclamen etc, also many choices of upright and trailing evergreen ivy plants. And don’t forget artificial boxwood hedges are a very fashionable choice.
  
 
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33. Miscellaneous frames we’ve put together to either make artificial trees with foliage or for when customer are in search of plain bare trees which often are painted in various coluors. Although plantART can source containers in any size, style, shape, colour and material etc. an easy and quick solution for clients is the make up square wood versailles container: square, tall or oblong which in turn can be finished in any colour. suitable for both interior and exterior uses.
 
  
34. Tropical forestation the artificial jungle theme: versatile solution which creates a dramatic effect to transform any venue. The example here is a newly opened restaurant that wanted to generate the WOW! effect, initiate interest and provide a welcoming and relaxing environment. Natural wood branches, with vines and various specious of colourful artificial leaves spread across the ceiling, drape the walls, plus gnarly trunks and thick vines to disguise the pillar.
 
 
 
 
35. Enchanted woodland using natural branches and vines to entwined around roof beams  and spreading up and out across to high apex of the roof. Both the wood and vines are treated to conform with fire regulations and the the artificial foliage leaves are inherently fire retardant (IFR). Although a similar concept to the above not only does the abundance of artificial leaves and branches stimulate atmosphere and add character to a venue it also make them more welcoming providing a relaxing environment.
 
 
36. Quite often artificial tree branches, fixed with brackets around pillars, onto walls or from ceilings as an effective means of building tree canopy effects. The solution shown here is to simulate an apple tree; red or green apples available. This and many other examples are often used as theatre props and exhibition decorations.
 
 
37. Artificial bougainvillea, here made in the form of vines to decorate the serving area of a popular restaurant. The vines also subtly extend over the adjacent ceiling: a nice feature but not too imposing.
 
 
38. Artificial ficus tree, a tree built using multiple trunks, a nice variation on the tradition single trunk. Shown here with either decorative moss covering or with artificial under planting.
 
 
Posted on November 11th 2013 at 07:33pm0 Comments
Saturday 07th September 2013NEW! - Outdoor All Weather Artificial Palm Trees
 
Outdoor All Weather Artificial Palm Trees
 
Long awaited solution for landscapers, developers and operators within the  leisure industry remarkable newly developed artificial palms which can said to be truly fit for purpose: continuous outdoor use and made here in Great Britain.
 
Don’t we just love to see large stunning, but yet graceful trees and palms especially in places where we choose to enjoy our leisure time and holiday vacations?
People just love to be in the presence of palms, trees and vibrant flora. Mankind’s evolutional journey has evolved around the dependance, cohabitation, working and living in harmony with plants and trees. Research over many decades has concluded the presence of plants and trees can reduce stress and anxiety levels in people. This phenomenon is especially evident and becoming notability effective because many developers take in consideration the powerful aesthetic precedence large artificial palms and trees can offer in transforming many diverse commercial developments. They bring life and neutralise the stark lines of man-made structures.
 
 
plantART recently installed eight 5.5m tall artificial outdoor palms along Palm Drive at Brighton Marina - Great Britain. An avenue of palms which enhances this busy restaurant and shopping destination for both visitors and residents.
 
Magnificent and splendid outdoor artificial palms built in the UK specifically for exterior use. Built to be permanently located outside, especially coastal sites where there is the need for structures to be resilient against salty sea air along with the equally important requirement for the lush green artificial palm fronds to be UV stable thereby retaining their natural colour.
After a lot of innovative work, research and development plantART has produced here in the UK faux exterior palms which can proudly be defined as outdoor artificial palms fir for purpose.
 
 
 
So what’s special in making these artificial palms different from those seen in various shopping malls, large leisure venues and grand hotels etc.? Key features, strength to withstand wind, rain and snow, durability preventing corrosion and dilapidation of materials along with UV stability to ensure the palm fronds retain their as near to natural green texture.
 
Very strong galvanised internal trunk one piece continuos steel structure, with heavy steel bases which in turn are bolted to large reinforced concrete plinths. Large fake faux outdoor palms over 4m tall will act similar to sails thereby putting continual stain on the core trunk structure and fixings.
The tapered trunks are encased with synthetic husks: designed to add authenticity by enhancing the palm’s natural appearance. Various length pvc artificial palm fronds provide the majestic and elegant flora canopy.
 
 
With the ever continuous improvement and development in materials, manufacturing techniques, the probability and confidence for advancing this flourishing process, technology for more variants and choices of outdoor artificial palms and trees can only grow and improve making them them more available for all to enjoy.
 
You are welcome to either drop us an email or call our offices on 0044 1207 460 140
Posted on September 07th 2013 at 07:54pm0 Comments
Sunday 20th January 2013Outrageous! Innovative! Stimulating!“I hope so”
Outrageous! Innovative! Stimulating!“I hope so”
Here’s how to release the passionate desire within, naturally.
Looking for something to spice up the home decor´ to create that Wow! factor, perhaps outrageous, innovative and stimulating, providing colour or texture, individuality and reflect your personality, preferences and taste? 
Household decorative accessories! often clustered under a fashionable design umbrella with an “all the rage” contemporary tag. Its all out there, colour, size, style, texture, modern or traditional etc. and the depth in choice is infinite. Another example of how something simple can be complicated by adults to imply the perception of exaggerated importance and inflated prestige all to justify the price tag.
So, where does one go to discover innovative, thought provoking and exciting decorative home accessories? “Can’t see the wood for all the trees?” Well then let me take you by the hand and swiftly navigate you through the present array of vastly diverse and totally inappropriate items which you would never consider having anywhere in or around your home - and onto the distinguished collection of products which plantART can offer
Our home is not only a place to live, relax and enjoy but also, our castle, to escape and surround oneself with the things which are meaningfully close to us and have a purpose albeit sentimental, exciting or meditative thus the reason for choosing them. May be a place where one can “escape” and dream ones dreams - set the scene.
We usually associate emotional events with music, so as with music these choices are unique to us and our families, things we choose individually or together to seal a bonding.
Certain tunes set off emotional triggers and take our memories back to past enjoyable times in our lives.
We quite often remember memorable past events and associate them with things that are stimulated by our key senses the main ones being sight, sound and smell. Music covers sound. Decorative items we see about the home, are probably the most memorable because they are always present, whereas music needs to be activated. So a wonderful catalyst, stimulating things we choose to have close to us in our homes which are there to either share, just be comfortable with, or take precious moments to be alone with.
Albeit, perhaps outrageous many items and pieces of decor´, possibly art? can allow us to emotional drift away momentarily into our own special comfort zone soul searching or allowing one to become immersed.
 
Lets not forget many of us do not benefit from the privilege of living in tranquil, romantically angelic settings, therefor our personal environments as we insculpt them can be simply beautiful. So, to supplement this, we do this by adding artificial stimulants, something mankind has perfected through evolution.
 
plantART have put together a compelling number of items, which have been created over recent years, although mainly commissioned for the commercial sector, many as you’ll see will compliment many domestic situations as fascinating decorative accessories. So, Lifestyle Accessories for your House and Home - A New Contemporary Collection, a derivative from Artificial Trees, Plants and unusual furnishings.
 
Something different from the mainstream “stuff” you see around today. The majority of the items seen within each category are unique, because plantART make them in house. Think of it like a number of stepping stones in place to cross a river although they stand independently, together they have a purpose. Our intension by bringing these eight themes together under one “roof” is to provoke interest by displaying items perhaps regarded as quirky, funky and cool stuff presented conceivably in the form of contemporary home fashion accessories which may perhaps inspire subtle, retro and/or outrageous household trends for home decor´ ideas. And as you’ll see there is a little overlap between categories.
 
 
This is an exploratory exercise in the development of new, interesting and innovative ideas to add a different take on the world of interior decor´ for households. 
Posted on January 20th 2013 at 11:58am0 Comments
Wednesday 16th January 2013Artificlal Trees - with a difference, Not the "Norm"
Artificial trees? Trees which aren’t alive, not real, fictitious images or an abstractive visualisation. plantART make large artificial trees, up to 7m high, mainly using natural wood trunks and branches which have previously been seasoned and kiln dried. For super large artificial trees, up to 15m high, or something not the "norm", we adopt a process employing 100% manmade fibres using synthetic materials with amassing results; along with other Amasing Artificial Tree Creations.
 
Outrageous! Innovative! Stimulating! Crazy times call for crazy Actions - or Crazy reActions to clients requests - either way we just do it.
 
Extending the “norm”; and what is regarded as traditional methods of building artificial trees to replicate as near to the real thing as practically possible.
 
Recently when customers’ demands extend from what was regarded as the “regular run of mill” in providing natural looking trees - three unusual and recent commissions come to mind those which allowed plantART to it engage its design and innovative skills. 
 
 
 
Horizontal, 8m long artificial cherry blossom trees suspended 6m above the reception, foyer and bar area of the Raddison Blu East Midlands International Airport Hotel. Extremely effective visual accessory, an unusual blend of natural softening materials to compliment a very contemporary setting.
 
Up-side-down fake trees, a 6m faux tree with a 4.5m diameter canopy, suspended 8m from the ceiling and covered with 15 Km - yes 15,000m - of “state of the art” optic fibre lights. An engineering extravaganza to construct, erect, suspend and commission on site, to create a seamless joint giving the impression this faux tree was growing down out of the ceiling. An impressive example showing the versatility of synthetic materials which in turn are lightweight: an artificial tree this size weighing less then 200Kgs.
 
 
London Fashion Week - with the worlds’ eyes again focused on London. This time at the world renown Mayfair Hotel, Claridge’s, Set in two enchanting ballrooms the venue Mulberry chose to exhibit this year’s stunning and exciting spring collection.
What on drawings appeared initially to be a straight forward task to build four 3.5m trees, as two interlinking, over arching pairs with a combined spread per pair of 7.5m. The tree canopies were extend forward and down an additional 1.2m. these canopies were then needed to support 150kgs of wet floral oasis and flowers thereby creating a pronounced cantilever effect. The task turned out to be an ingenious resolve in brilliant engineering to overcome the problems, as we discovered the trees had to be 100% self-supporting and could not be fixed to either the Ballroom floors or walls.
 
 
The result was an outstanding finish synthetic, artificial trees built around a complex internal steel support framing.
About four months in the making invling design consultation, engineering calculations, construction and installation; all put together for around 15 minutes exposure to the World’s media; however Mulberry certainly know how to coordinate the best people to put on a fabulous show.

 
 
Posted on January 16th 2013 at 06:51pm0 Comments
Wednesday 09th January 2013NEW! - Lifestyle Accessories for your House & Home
This is an exploratory exercise in the development of new, interesting and innovative ideas to spice the world of interior decor´ for households.
 
So, take a look and tell us what you think

 

       
              Erie Vines                    Feature Trees                 Pictorial Wood Art             Around the House
 
 "Mouse" Over the Pictures and "Click" to See More within Each Category the Product Collection
 
          
  Natural Wood Sculpture  Contemporary Floral     Funky, Quirky Decor               Wood Craft
 
plantART have put together a select number of items, which have been created over recent years, although mainly commissioned for the commercial sector, many as you will see will compliment many domestic situations as striking decorative accessories. So, Lifestyle Accessories for your House and home - A New Contemporary Collection of Artificial Trees, Plants and unusual furnishings.
 
Something different from the mainstream “stuff” you see around today. The majority of the items seen within each category are unique, because plantART make them in house. Think of it like a number of stepping stones in place to cross a river although they stand independently together they have a purpose. Our intension by bring these eight themes within under one “roof” is to provoke interest by displaying items regarded as quirky, funky and cool home stuff in the form of contemporary house fashion accessories which may perhaps inspire subtle, retro and/or outrageous house hold trends and home decor ideas. And as seen there is a little overlap between categories.
 
Now this is where your help is sought! Your feed back is urgently needed and will be much appreciated. Although these items are not yet “on sale” it is our intension to have them and many more available shortly, providing there is enough demand. So, please tell us if you like these items along with your thoughts and feedback. 
 
  AND BIG BONUS FOR YOU TOO! for your time, our gratitude for helping us, so because we’re nice people we will discount 10% off your first purchase on any of the  products featured in our Lifestyle Living Decorative Accessories Specifically for House and Home category when it goes live.

Hidden secrets for about a decade from the greater exposure of the general public many of these creations were commissioned for commercial uses and only to be found mainly within the leisure industry finding their way into hotel restaurants, bedrooms and communal rooms throughout the country. 
Within this category there are eight sections, to view the other seven sections “mouse” over the respective pictures, shown above, and click on the image.
 
In response to many inquires from people looking for something different, interesting and possibly contemporary/unusual for their homes and offices plantART have decided to see if there is a demand for such products. Thus eight appetising sections have been put together showing a delightful and distinctive unique collection of alternative art - characteristic features for people to enjoy.
Posted on January 09th 2013 at 03:52pm0 Comments
Thursday 04th October 2012Welcome new visitors to plantART’s Blog
 
Welcome new visitors to plantART’s Blog.

 

Please take a few moments to browse down through the content.

 

You will notice this Blog is not up dated daily or even weekly; and, that’s because although it is my intention to keep clients and interested people regularly in tune with what’s new in the world of bespoke artificial trees of all sizes, varieties and styles big events don’t happen everyday.

Some projects may take months in construction plus sometimes months of planing with the client.

 

So, because plantART make large artificial trees to order: if you can imagine it then plantART will build it. If one can’t imagine what is required then plantART will reassuringly endeavor to best work to fulfill the clients needs.

 

After you’ve browsed through the broad collection of pictures and you don’t see what you are looking for this is because we haven’t made it yet: and that’s why most of plantART’s completed work is manufactured specially to the clients requirements. Remember we are just an email or telephone call away - UK 0800 614540 or from abroad 0044 1207 460 140

 

Now for lots of pictures and not too much text to show a quick review of what’s plantART’s recently been up to.

 

 

 

Fake trees, leaves, vines and tropical flowers where used to create an imposing enchanted tropical artificial exotic forest. Set within a library and learning centre on a large school situated in the South of England.

The fake tree branches extended over 7m across the ceiling allowing the branches and leaves making up the fake tree to drape down the create an enclosed jungle effect. Jungle vines entwined with fake tropical flowers crept through the fake tree canopy and down the adjacent walls. A wonderful and soothing classroom environment in which to provide an ideal learning platform for children.

 

 

To add more authenticity in building large fake trees natural ivy vines are used here incasing the trunk

 

 

Another classroom setting; but, this time here we have gone for the indigenous British Oak forest theme configured using faux oak trees, two large trunks and horizontal branches spreading across the ceiling. plantART find faux oak trees have become a popular request for many settings. The creation of another woodland theme; artificial oak trees another variation of an enchanted forest

 

 

To give more character to the faux oak trees we have added natural vines along with faux ivy wrapped around the trunks.

 

 

Fake olive trees do without reservation make splendid faux trees. As you will see from the pictures above and below faux olive trees shown here have tremendous character and features which make them ideal artificial trees to enhance any venue - as shown here within a shopping mall.

Owing to the popularity and demand for artificial olive trees plantART provide a wide range - style, size and shape. So, for information regarding these wonderful large or small faux olive trees; and, to discover why clients simply love them do please take a few moments to browse over to plantART’s page on Artificial Olive Trees.

 

 

 

Artificial olive leaves - these fake trees are put together using inherently fire retardant (IFR) faux leaves - an international requirement when installing artificial palms, trees and bamboo within public spaces.

 

 

See for yourself: Artificial Trees - An insight to the diverse, extensive and breath-taking artificial trees which plantART can construct and supply is endless. 

 

Fake apple trees have always been popular especially at promotional events. And so is it the case with other fake trees plantART produce such those shown here the colourful fake red maple and autumn birch trees - like those shown above.

 

 

Keeping with the theme of indigenous British made up varieties of fake trees. Here we have another faux oak tree and two false cherry blossom trees in white and pink blossom. These hand built to order faux trees are all approximately 3m high with around a 2.5m canopy spread.  

 

 

Faux cherry blossom trees are without doubt a massive favourite with clients whether using white or pink blossoms. The example of the white faux cherry blossom trees shown above, and the pink blossoms shown below, are made up in “kit-form”. This means these faux trees are quick and easily packed away making them ideal for theatre, exhibition, events and hire companies.

 

Artificial trees - flowering and green varieties are an easy and simple way to bring the outdoors inside; and, is as natural as it gets. 

 

 

Reproducing a natural form as with these replica cherry blossom trees shown here, whether in pink or white, is a skill plantART have perfected. However, replica trees in any variety can be produced in any height, style and/or canopy shape. So is the case with containers, plantART can supply them any in size, shape, colour and material. Alternatively, round or square, steel support bases which give replica trees a free standing appearance can be made up in any British standard RAL or BS4800 number.

 

 

To ensure the artificial trees arrive undamaged at their destination plantART has developed special lightweight steel packing crates, which are made conform to international shipping sizes. A simple, easy and quick method whereby clients can reuse them to either store or transport the artificial trees to various venues. 

 

 

Unusual - artificial cherry blossom trees suspended horizontally above the airport hotel’s cocktail bar. Here is an example of how to soften the “hard” appearance of steel and concrete, as used in the construction of many buildings, in the form of light and airy natural trees and branches with a dusting of springtime colour as shown here with artificial “floating” cherry blossom trees

 

 

Synthetic artificial trees - using manmade fibre.  Another unusual conception and artistic application for the use of creating and simulating an up-side-down artificial tree. Very light but strong construction a 5m artificial tree being suspended from the ceiling. All materials used are inherently fire retardant (IFR)

 

 

Artificial silver birch trees - these trees have been made, again using synthetic materials. Steel core frame and steel support base which is encased using IFR materials - an international requirement when installing artificial palms, trees and bamboo within public spaces.

 

 

The above artificial trees dressed with an abundance of fresh flowers in preparation of a very prestigious event.

 

 

Six weeks in production, in addition to months of planning, discussions and design for a recent 2012 London Fashion Week event which was in the medias' eyes for just 15 minutes. To provide two sets of two pairs of artificial trees with an overall combined width of 7.5m and 3.5m high.

 

 

The intension for displaying the above diverse selection of pictures was to offer a brief insight into the imaginative worldly arena of artificial trees.

 

Remember we are just an email or telephone call away - UK 0800 614540 or from abroad 0044 1207 460 140

 

I look forward to hearing from you shortly - Paul Unger

Posted on October 04th 2012 at 01:47pm0 Comments
Friday 06th July 2012 Artificial Trees - discover here all you need to know.
Artificial Trees - discover here all you need to know.
 
An insight into just what artificial trees are and an understanding why businesses throughout the world are using them both indoors and outside to enhance their business premises.
 
People's growing preference for artificial trees is not because they are less expensive than real ones. This is certainly not necessary a valid reason, an unfortunate myth. Large bespoke artificial trees made specially to customers’ preferences whether interior or outdoors are often more expensive.
However the financial benefits gained by investing in the fascinating refinement artificial trees offer: there's nil repeated annual ongoing up keep maintenance costs and of course no fears of more replacement expenditure should they deteriorate or die. Remember unkempt trees, plants and even floral displays reflect badly on the venue’s image and credibility; unhealthy plants and trees also attract flies and insects along with possible pungent smells - quite an unsocial situation.
So, lets put aside this myth that artificial trees for a given price tag are a “cheaper” option; but, we explain the reasons why they will be a more cost efficient choice and investment - so lets see how.
plantART’s speciality is namely to provide commercial customers with “one-offs” bespoke artificial trees in any variety, size and style. plantART prefers not to deal with domestic enquires because there are multitudes of competing sites in this highly competitive market arena set up specially to fulfill most domestic needs.
However, not wishing to offend, plantART are always on hand to accommodate specialised enquiries: its not snobbery its just being practical and best equipped, experienced with having specialised knowledge to focus on specific niche markets for the needs of international corporate clients. plantART's position in the market allows us to provide precisely what our clients expect.
 
Most of plantART work is done within the spectrum of providing artificial tree solutions to its customers worldwide and are made to order. This service is directed to clients whether in the hotel, leisure, corporate and exhibition/events industry and in need of faux trees, something unique and individually constructed for them to add noticeable character to their premises.
 
An unbelievable number of clients are unfortunately unaware what is available, are often unsure what to ask for when describing and specifying the fake trees they would like to have. Plus other things to consider, so as to ensure the right fake tree is produced: also deciding on the variety, density of foliage along with height of the first, lowest branch, width and shape of the tree crown. So, because plantART make false trees to order: if you can imagine it then plantART will build it. If one can’t imagine what is required then plantART will reassuringly endeavor to best fulfill the clients needs. Artificial tropical, selection from exotic trees to those found in tundra regions, indigenous UK and european trees with or without interesting, gnarly trunks and branches produced to provide attractive features are all possible.
 
Large faux trees whether 7m tall or greater are made in “kit-form”. FalseTrees this size can have canopies of over 5m wide therefor need to come to site in sections. Thus being aware of restrictive access plays an important factor when considering, designing and building imitation trees. Limiting factors such as door width, stairs, corridors and tight corners etc. - worse of all for limited size restraints are lifts, especially if they are the only means of accessing the place of installation.
 
Nevertheless all the limiting factors once taken into consideration then allows the perfect, practical and workable faux tree to be professionally constructed. For interior public spaces all foliage used is inherently fire retardant (IFR) - an international statutory requirement.
 
Many of plantART’s smaller replica trees and large/ tall replica trees up to 7m tall are constructed using natural timber, which in turn are kiln dried. Kiln dried timber is an important feature for a good number of reasons; namely this high temperature treatment ensures in-borne “bugs” and fungi are killed off, the moisture content is reduced thus resulting in a weight reduction. Faux trees, when used in expansive window shop front displays, its important they are built using kiln dried timber. Kiln dried wood is used because it potentially contains a reduced amount of moisture. Any moisture whether or not evaporating from wood results in window condensation - thereby causing unnecessary problems for the retailer. Often faux trees made using natural timber which if exported to certain countries, it is an importing requirement to certify the timber is from a sustainable source extracted out of managed woodlands along with accompanying documentation such as a phytosanitary certificate issued by the forestry commission.
Providing this documentation, to accompany plantART’s large false trees, along with relevant fire certificates is all within the services plantART provide by ensuring a seamless passage of fake trees to the clients destination anywhere in the world.
 
Some of plantART’s larger, bulky fake trees which have wide canopies are constructed using a combination of strong resin trunks to provide a sturdy foundation and base onto which is built the replica tree canopy using kiln dried branches. The resin trunks are moulded; this permits building similar artificial trees should customers require a pair of matching artificial trees and conversely using these solid foundations also allows building large artificial trees with irregular shaped canopies.
The resin trunks, which have strong integrally built steel base plates, meter square, allows direct fixing to the floor.
 
Now, owing to significant advances in technologies involving the use of synthetic materials, plantART is now taking advantage to exploit these methods to develop a new breed of imitation synthetic trees using these materials. Massive advantages; these synthetic materials used are inherently fire resistant, lightweight and more importantly suitable for fabricating outdoor artificial trees - a new breed of outdoor synthetic trees
Moulds are now available to replicate the bark of most species of trees making the finished product very similitude. Artificial leaves, foliage for artificial outside trees are available with UV stable properties, which prevents fading and discolouration, an essential factor when in locations and countries which have long hours of intense sunlight. 
 
So, how do we get large artificial trees shipped across the world to their destination in good condition? Protecting the faux trees in transport is obviously very important from the most likely risk of crushing. plantART have designed lightweight shipping crates based on international sizes, that is pallet size of 1000mm x 1200mm with a combined height of 2400mm. Because the frames and bases are a single fabrication, made of steel this alleviates issues to certify/identifying the source of wood to make conventional pallets and any other traditionally used timber packing materials.
 
plantART’s specially made artificial tree shipping crates, with detachable font-loading access, are in turn colour powder coated to protect the steel from rusting when passing through or into damp and humid climates.
Once the false trees are broken down into their component parts and packed into the shipping crates they are internally wrapped with cardboard and externally wrapped with cling-film, labeled and transported to their new destination. Easily handled using either a pallet truck or forklift.
 
Before packing the trees ready for shipping they are broken down into component parts; which are in turn labeled so they are quickly and easily assembled on site. Every branch has an simple means of identification. The fake tree branches are identified, numbered and the same number is given to the corresponding recess, which the base of the branch fits into the tree trunk. Thus making large replica trees which arrive to site in "kit-form" quick and easy to assemble.
 
Faux trees which arrive in “kit-form” are less likely to sustain damage. It also means the packaged component parts are easy to handle this overcomes any problems where certain premises have restricted access.
This concept is especially beneficial for customers using false trees for exhibitions, theatre productions and event management companies allowing the trees to travel between events and arrive in good condition.
 
Free standing artificial trees, looking as if they are growing naturally out of the ground: are supported using steel bases. This feature is especially convenient for clients using artificial trees for temporary display purposes. The stands are slimline, thus do not take up much space and available in a choice of colours, very quick and easy to use.
 
Artificial trees in any size are incredibly versatile products which can be seen throughout the world in a diverse range of places and venues.  And because so many look striking, superb and impressive people often take them for real live trees unknowing aware they are artificial trees - no better compliment; just don’t water them!
Posted on July 06th 2012 at 06:55am0 Comments
Sunday 13th May 2012A Blooming Marvellous Experience
 How we can all have a blooming marvellous experience this summer
 
Artificial flowering and evergreen plants discover how they are used to create outstanding and colourful window boxes.
 
Artificial Spring Flowering Plants
 
Don’t we all just love to sit outside and enjoy those warm sunny days in one of the ever popular trendy continental street cafes, quint restaurant by the sea or the traditional British pub style beer garden?
 
imitation Outdoor Evergreen Plant Displays With Flowers
 
Whether for hotels, cafes or pubs etc. there is always an alternative oppertunity to employ something from the endless, wonderful and practical range of faux - fake outdoor plants
 
Artificial Window Boxes Displays with Artificial Outdoor Artificial Plants, Flowers & Ivy
@ a popular location in Central London
 
Well what makes these venus all the more enjoyable apart from warm sunny days? Tranquil, elegant, colourful seasonal and summer flowing plants. People love to be surrounded by beautiful colourful flowers and plants relaxing, welcoming and stress relieving; however, certain locations make it difficult or prohibitive to maintain vibrant, healthy and fresh looking plants and flowers.
 
Artificial Summer Flowering Plants
 
Exposed areas which are prone to strong winds, coastal areas are also windy but salty air also effects plants and shaded areas which do not benefit from sunlight. Poor sunlight usually results in “leggy”, pale and often deceased plants and flowers therefore not the best advertisement to promote any catering establishment.
 
Faux Outdoor Plants in Window Boxes - London
 
Faux Outdoor Evergreen Plant Displays With Flowers
 
An easy solution is at hand, simple, quick and extremely cost effective alternative, artificial plants, flowering, evergreen or a combination. Particular popular are artificial window box displays which are versatile and have many other uses, because they can also be used as balcony, terrace or roof planter box displays.
 
Artificial Red Geraniums Plants & Green Ivies
 
Outdoor artificial plants, flowers and trees come in many varieties, colours and styles therefore making ideal and easy it to use faux plants to make up pretty displays for use outside. A favorite fake plant commonly used used are our exterior grade artificial ivy plants with long trails all add authentic character. Most of plantART’s faux outdoor plants are UV stable which prevents discolouring and fading.
 
Colourful Flowering Artificial Window Boxes with Faux Plants & Flowers - London
 
The most popular artificial flowering plants are the reliable and distinctive geraniums, pansy and cyclamen with vivid colours. Faux and fake plants with flowers are generally added to artificial evergreen plants in the window box displays providing all year round colour.
 
Artificial Plants & Fake Flowers as Window Boxes for Hotels - London
 
Once customers have chosen the style of artificial outdoor plants and whether as window, balcony or roof display boxes, consideration needs to be given to a secure and safe means of fixing them in place. plantART has developed a multiple purpose strong black powder coated steel brackets tailored around the black pvc troughs shown in the pictures
 
 
 Artificial Window Box Support Brackets
 
 
Artificial Evergreen Plant & Ivy Displays With Flowers
 
A picture tells many stories; and many pictures, as shown here, are dam good at demonstrating the point I am making, on how to have a blooming marvelous experience this summer by using outdoor artificial plants to brighten up your place, enjoy!
 
Summer Flowering Fake Plants & Flowers Window Displays - London
 
For more wonderful ideas, unusual creations and breathtaking designs on the how to promote any business using outdoor or interior artificial trees, plants, vines and boxwood topiary hedges; do take a few moments to visit www.plantART.co.uk - explore the site which is full of exciting products, informative articlesand its Blogwith news updates exhibiting recent installations, new product developments and the best choice of artificial trees to enhance your brand identity.
 
 
Posted on May 13th 2012 at 04:48pm0 Comments
Sunday 06th May 2012How to use Outdoor Artificial Trees, Plants, Topiary and Boxwood Hedges
Why is it people have set ideas about how things should look? Certain things are often expected to be seen in certain places?
In fact, if everything was how we expected it to appear, looking “normal” we would’t really take much notice. However, should something strike out as irregular, different or seen as being out of place it draws attention. Such skills are an advertisers goal having their advert standout alongside competing promotions. People spend fortunes on their appearance as a means to standout from the crowd also prestigious restaurants similarly work hard to establish their brand image to differentiate them from neighbouring venues.
 
Of all the things one would not consider to be obvious, however an effective tool used to enhance brand identity, an energising catalyst, striking valued impressions into many catering concepts - plastic plants.
 
Replica Boxwood Topiary Ball Trees & Faux Box Hedges
 
Like ‘em or not, but have no fears it is not a returning tsunami in the resurgence of unsightly and cheesy looking plants, striking horror in echoing past perceptions of more ghastly faux plants popping up around us.
 
Because of the recent popularity for realistic outdoor artificial plants, trees and boxwood topiary manufacturers have responded. Outstanding progress has noticeably reinvented outdoor artificial plants through advanced innovative production technologies in the form of extremely visually authentic artificial topiary trees, bushes, plants and hedges.
 
Fake Boxwood Hedge - Hilton Newcastle Airport 
 
Well! Who would of thought replica plants have a commercial purpose?
Although their core production properties are polymers derived from petrochemicals, improved moulding techniques now produce authentic faux leaves/foliage textures and colours. Frequently, people can’t tell the difference between real and faux plants. Similarly UV stable inhibitors are added allowing  them to be displayed in sunny locations without fading, as well asfire retardant properties which permits their safe use in interior public spaces.
 
Fake Boxwood Hedge - Hilton Newcastle Airport
 
Call ‘em what you wish, whether imitation plastic, artificial trees, plants either faux, fake, false, replica, imitation or artificial; whatever your chosen definition they ain’t real. 
But with so many demands on thriving businesses, who wants or willing choose to be bothered with the fuss, enormous costs and pretense of wanting the hassle with the continual commitment for regular upkeep maintenance one has to contend with when real plants are deployed? The operator who has the foresight to realise live plants when maintained properly do, without doubt, look splendid are a credit to the establishment: but, as to be expected, this comes with continual annual costs and a long term time consuming commitment.
 
Faux Boxwood Topiary Hedge
 
Remember unkempt planting associated with a business, especially those within the hospitality industry where first impressions, which are as always so important, count will reflect badly on the credibility of that business. And don’t forget dead and decaying vegetation invites bugs, insects, also soil contaminated with discarded drinks become a source of odorous and pungent smells all of which become unpleasant and create an unhealthy environment for guests.
 
Artificial Buxus Hedge at Riverside, London Savoy Hotel
 
What creditable restaurateurs would allow litter, weeds growing between the pavement slabs and discarded cigarette buts to gather around their entrances? So, why do they allow their premises be dressed with a noticeable presence of unkempt unhealthy plant displays which were initially put there to promote the business and entice customers?
World opinion has moved on, we are into the acceptable age of convenience, just look around to see how many large supermarkets there are with spacious car parks, very popular fashionable high street coffee houses offering ready-to-go convenience snacks and the many variations on the extremely busy dynamic burger bars.
So it makes sense to embrace the artificial alternative provided in the form of artificial boxwood Boxus topiary trees and plants which many prestigious hospitality venues are now using to enhance and endorse their brand identity. Either front of house or to decorate their exterior seating areas.The world of convenience has long since arrived, open for exploitation and to wisely to be taken advantage of.
 
Choice is wonderful whether based on personal preference or to secure practical solutions.
 
Fake Boxwood Topiary Trees
 
Demonstrating this point: plantART recently installed a prestigious artificial topiary planting scheme which also embraced the use of contemporary and durable GRP - glass fibre - planters and interlinking promotional fabric screens at Brassiere Blanc in the centre of Bristol.
 
Faux Topiary Trees
 
Both the operators and customers have found this welcoming off street enclosure to be a comfortable place to soak up the relaxing continental cafe culture, socialise and dine outside with friends. 
 
Artificial Topiary Trees - Bristol 
 
A picture tells many stories and many pictures, as shown, are dam good at demonstrating the point I am making here, enjoy!
 
For more wonderful ideas, unusual creations and breathtaking designs on the how to promote any business using outdoor or interior artificial trees, plants, vines and boxwood topiary hedges; do take a few moments to visit www.plantART.co.uk - explore the site which is full of exciting products, informative articles and its Blog with news updates exhibiting recent installations, new product developments and the best choice of artificial trees to enhance your brand identity.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on May 06th 2012 at 12:52pm0 Comments

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