Indoor plants have many benefits, for home, office, retail and other commercial spaces. They make interior spaces look beautiful and inviting. Besides being aesthetically pleasing, indoor plants improve health and wellbeing. They can also increase productivity and create a sustainable element to spaces we live and work in. Last, but not least, they connect us to nature.
If you’re not a “plant expert”, it can be confusing to know what plants to choose for the type of environment you want to create. It can also be time consuming to take care of plants, so they remain healthy and thrive indoors. This is where an indoor plant hire specialist can help.
In this article, we’ll outline the qualities to consider when choosing an indoor plant hire specialist and share where to find the best in Canberra.
What makes a great indoor plant hire specialist?
Choosing the right indoor plant hire specialist can take the stress out of taking care of your plant investment. They’re knowledgeable about all types of plants and containers. These specialists also know how to select plants, where best to position them and how to keep them happy.
It can be helpful to keep the following in mind when choosing an indoor plant hire specialist.
- Knowledge and experience. You’ll want an indoor plant hire specialist who knows a lot about many types of indoor plants and is experienced with their selection and care.
- Range of plants. It’s important to choose an indoor plant hire specialist who has a wide range of plants on offer. This is because every interior is different in style and size. Some indoor spaces have loads of sun, for example, while others only shade. Also, certain plant types will appeal more than others.
- Style options. The best indoor plant hire specialists have many styles of pots and containers in their range, including different shapes and colours. The best has a selection of troughs, hanging pots, desktop pots, floor-standing pots and even green walls.
- Competitive cost. Select an indoor plant hire specialist who offers competitive quotes for the job at hand. Check costs with individual companies and compare to get value-for-money. Don’t hesitate to ask for a free, itemised quote.
- Regular availability. Plants are living things and so need tender loving care to thrive and survive. You’ll want to protect your investment by choosing an indoor plant hire specialist who is available to tend to your plants as often as needed.
The best indoor plant hire specialists in Canberra
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Instyle is a locally established, premier indoor plant hire and landscape maintenance company offering a one-stop-shop for all things horticultural. They provide a broad range of indoor and outdoor horticultural, design, landscaping, grounds maintenance and related services.
Their experienced, qualified team of professionals are committed to excellence and monitor quality of service and products for commercial, private sector and government clients. Indeed, Instyle has more than 500 public and private sector business on its books, including some of Australia’s landmark properties.
For indoor services, Instyle provide display advice, design, installation and maintenance. The team consults with clients on the most appropriate types and locations of indoor plants, taking each unique environment into account.
Outdoor services cover all seasons and are scheduled daily, weekly or monthly, depending on needs. Instyle maintains some of the most prestigious grounds maintenance sites in Canberra.
Instyle has an extensive range of plants, and manufactures their own pots and planters that are stylish, high-quality and cost-effective. Pots (tall and short) and planters add style and come in many colours, shapes and finishes.
Obligation-free quotes are available.
On Google, Neha Khanna wrote, “Instyle provides our office plants. Danny visits for maintenance and we are very happy with the service.”
Living Simply is an established home and garden boutique with extensive experience in residential and commercial landscape and plant hire projects. Services include indoor and outdoor plant hire for functions, special events and business settings. Living Simply’s landscape design service includes an onsite consultation with a creative landscape designer who will combine ideas into a custom design.
Sophie Reynolds wrote on Google, “Always a great variety of plants, pots, furniture, water features and homewares and excellent, helpful customer service.”
Ambius Indoor Plants has a team of horticultural plantscaping experts dedicated to delivering excellent customer experience and plants with health benefits that have a positive impact on businesses. Services include indoor plants, pots and containers, short-term indoor plant hire, silks and artificial arrangements, green buildings and even exterior garden maintenance. The team knows how indoor plants contribute to a sustainable approach to interior design. Free quotes available by calling or filling in the online contact form.
Capital Indoor Plant Hire has been bringing green life to Canberra’s offices and outdoor spaces since 1978. Creative with plants, the company provides a fully maintained indoor and outdoor plant hire service, short and long term. Capital Indoor Plant Hire is a perfect choice for weddings, display homes, parties, auctions, conferences and any other event where “green-life” adds something special.
On Google, Fiona Sharma wrote, “Capital Indoor Plant Hire has provided and maintained our office plants for the last 5 years. They keep them updated reqularly so the office always looks fresh ...”
If you’re looking for more information on plants, gardens or landscaping, you might like our articles on the best gardening services, best landscapers and the best lawn mowing services Canberra has to offer.
Your experience with indoor plant hire specialists in Canberra
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of indoor plants?
The benefits are many. Indoor plants can connect us to nature and help improve our health and wellbeing, including by reducing carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. They can also lead to greater productivity, including by reducing dry eyes, noses and throats. Indoor plants can also reduce coughing and wheezing. They can help reduce noise and last, but not, least, they're aesthetically pleasing and make indoor spaces look beautiful.
How much does it cost for indoor plant hire services?
The cost depends on many factors. This includes the number, type and size of plants you’ll want to make your indoor spaces beautiful and rewarding. Another factor is how often your indoor plants need to be tended too. It’s best to talk to an indoor plant hire service expert to get ideas, advice and a free, detailed quote.
What type of indoor plants should I hire?
The type of indoor plants you choose will depend on your indoor environment. Issues to consider are whether you get sun, how big a space you have and your interior design scheme. Other issues relate to plant preference and whether you want troughs, hanging pots, desktop pots, floor-standing pots or even green walls. A great indoor plant hire service has great variety and experts willing to provide advice and ideas.
How do I select the best indoor plant hire specialist?
Start by conducting research. Head to different websites and check out experience, services, guarantees, costs and the range of plants, pots and containers. Also research online reviews to see how the indoor plant specialist is rated by others.
What type of credentials should I look for?
Ask potential indoor plant specialists about their background, training and expertise. The last thing you need is a company that will disappoint. You can also ask about the types of indoor spaces they provide plants for and ask for photos. You can also ask for customer testimonials and referrals.