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Cover the World in Anthuriums

Posted on February 24th, 2018

An open heart all year round. By that we mean, an Anthurium. Ready to “bloom” all year round (more on our quotations later) these open heart shape plants help us feel at home. We use them as a pop of colour for lobby spaces and front desks. Anthuriums come in so many colours, keeping Edmonton… Read more

Plants Have the Right to Kids

Posted on February 16th, 2018

It must be weird growing up in today’s society. Being a kid has been flipped on its head. Kids understand and use technology far faster and intuitively than most adults. With the internet at their fingertips they have more access to knowledge then any teacher can hope to impart. Kids today are exposed to more… Read more

All in the Bromeliad Family

Posted on February 9th, 2018

It’s a pineapple, no its a Spanish Moss- No! It’s a Bromeliad! Learning the family ties of plants has all the drama and intrigue of human family trees. What plants got together to make a moss? And what makes a moss evolve into a flower? These are just a few of the questions to ponder… Read more

Therapy of Pink

Posted on February 2nd, 2018

Full disclosure, our team got a therapy session for their inner child. A first here at Greenjeans,  PINK planters. It was wonderful working with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT) Work-Life Balance Occupational Therapists know a thing or two about the impacts of a workplace environment. So when ACOT moved to a new home, they took the… Read more

Monstera – Swiss Cheese Plant

Posted on January 26th, 2018

You may have caught wind of #monsteramondays and wondered why a Split-leaf Philodendron got a name change. Don’t worry, its a very common misconception.  Philodendrons are a large family of plants with many ways of presenting, and so, difficult to pin down. Possibly why our Monstera got lumped in with them. Monstera Deliciousa has been… Read more

A Day in the Life of a Horticulturalist

Posted on January 19th, 2018

People often ask our Horticulturalists what their day is like – whether it’s hard on the really cold days, and what is in that tank?! Also for all, you Biophiles out there dreaming of a job at Greenjeans, here is an insider look at what these people in the purple polos really do! Getting Started… Read more

Healing Power of Plants 

Posted on January 12th, 2018

We want to take a moment to truly appreciate these amazing life forms we call plants for all the healing magic they offer the human race. Physical We use plants for a lot more than we tend to appreciate. 74% of all medicines come from plants.  As Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and… Read more

Christmas at Greenjeans!

Posted on January 5th, 2018

It’s been another lovely Christmas Season, at Greenjeans and throughout Edmonton. We are so grateful for the opportunity to spread the spirit! Delighted our city is full of creative souls excited about a chic modern Christmas Tree! Poinsettia To some people, it’s just not Christmas if it’s not Poinsettia. We will be frank- Poinsettia are… Read more

Cooking Up a Great Team

Posted on December 22nd, 2017

Last Friday the team got together for some festive team building and holiday cheer. We are lucky to have such a fun loving and curious group of people working with us.  It certainly made for some tasty gnocchi! Sorrentino’s put on a really wonderful class. Off the bat, we were laughing, (and also a little… Read more

TD Limelights

TD Tower Lobby

Posted on November 17th, 2017

It is easy to create a beautiful plantscape for a beautiful space. TD Tower is a beautiful space made even more exquisite with some plant life. It is a source of pride for the company when a business space which we helped co-create is attractive enough for people to spend their leisure time in. This… Read more

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